Senior Accounts Receivable Advisor Ref 8253

School/department: Finance
Hours: Full Time 36.5 Hours
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Fixed term until December 30/11/2024
Reference: 8253
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum
Placed on: 05 April 2022
Closing date: 13 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Accounts Receivable Adviser to manage a portfolio of accounts with responsibility for the collection of overdue debts from students, ex-students and commercial debtors. 

The successful applicant will manage their own accounts and be part of the wider Financial Operations Department which has responsibility for customer facing finance activities.

They should be experienced in credit control processes for commercial and individual debtors.  They should possess strong communication and decision making skills, have experience of working with high volumes of accounts and be able to organise and prioritise their work in an environment where working with competing demand and deadlines is crucial.

The University of Sussex is a dynamic, innovative, top 50 university. With a campus based in the South Downs National Park but just a few minutes from the city of Brighton and Hove, it provides an excellent working environment in a remarkable setting, combined with all that the city has to offer.

Creative thinking, intellectual challenge and collaborative working are fundamental to a Sussex education and that is reflected in our workplace too. This is an exciting chance to join a team working at the centre of the University, with a genuine opportunity for career progression.

Please contact Arlene Morton at or 01273 873733 for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8253 [PDF 234.77KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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