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Location: Addlestone, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 75378 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with a proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernise the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Accounts Receivable Administrator

We are seeking an attentive and dedicated individual for the position of Invoice and Billing Team Member based out of our Addlestone Office in Surrey on a full time basis. The successful candidate will play a key role in our finance department, managing customer invoicing and payments, and ensuring that financial transactions are completed with precision and timeliness. The successful candidate will possess excellent attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and a strong understanding of billing procedures.  Reporting to the Billing Team Leader and as a member of the Order to Cash Team, this is one of the key roles in delivering the company’s working capital targets and delivering long-term customer satisfaction initiatives. There is potential for personal and professional growth within the local and global Schindler organisation. You will get the opportunity to work with a great bunch of people and get supported in your development. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, verify, and process invoices for sales or services rendered
  • Enter data on invoices, ensuring correct coding on documents to enable swift payment from customers
  • Update receivables by totalling unpaid invoices
  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions
  • Review and process credit memos and invoice corrections, as needed
  • Meet invoicing and billing deadlines on a daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis
  • Assist with month-end closing and audit support
  • Partner with other Administrative and Finance personnel to ensure invoicing meets the customer requirements; and adheres to the company’s policies and Group’s Organisational Norms
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship across sales and operations, to ensure bookings and billings adhere to the company’s policies
  • Ensure all invoices raised are collectable and take ownership to correct any breakdown of the billing cycle
  • Minimise credit notes raised due to billing errors and administrative burdens to the client 
  • Maintain the process for ensuring VAT is applied to invoices correctly 
  • Set up client accounts and ensure credit checks are performed for creditworthiness 
  • Maintain close relationships and be a business partner who supports and services the business to drive efficient processes relating to AR and billing policies
  • Providing regular progress updates to business on invoicing and credit KPIs
  • Seek to improve business knowledge on key AR and billing policies 
  • Serves as the first point of contact for all billing issues in your area, so invoices do not go into aged debt
  • Develop awareness and knowledge of internal customer requirements and develop complimenting processes to reduce delays in payment to Schindler
  • Build relationships with clients to understand their payment requirements and/or P2P systems
  • Drive automation and simplification of processes across the credit control function
  • Identify gaps or inefficiencies in the cash collection operations to the Billing Team Leader and provide solution recommendations
  • Provide full transparency and data required for external and internal auditors
  • Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour. 
  • Employees will be required to contribute to the Company’s safety objectives, where necessary, by maintaining/monitoring current safety systems under their direct control and implementing agreed changes (where applicable) to Schindler Ltd occupational health and safety management system.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Outstanding communication skills, with customer service etiquette 
  • Excellent time management, planning and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Management of AR and billing deliverables. 
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a billing or invoicing role.
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient use of Office 365 (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). SAP experience and Power BI will be highly regarded. 
  • Construction, Services and related industries preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, including a wide range of stakeholders within the business
  • Continuously drives & improves processes & systems
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Problem-solving attitude and ability to work under pressure.

Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organisation where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application.


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practise equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavour that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, colour, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.



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