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Accounts Payable and Receivable Clerk

Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

The Lawn Tennis Association is the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The organisation was founded in 1888 and seven-time Wimbledon champion William Renshaw was elected as its first president.

3 Aug 2022
Full Time
Closing date
31 Aug 2022

About the LTA

Tennis is a sport that is woven into the fabric of the nation, and as the national governing body the LTA is at the heart of that – from inspiring and engaging the millions of passionate fans who follow leading British players and world class tournaments, through to supporting the grassroots of the sport which reach into local communities across Britain to help get the nation active and deliver amazing physical and mental health benefits to those involved.

The LTA aspires to achieve its vision of ‘tennis opened up’, and through its work to make tennis relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable, help us to ensure it is a sport that can be played by anyone, no matter their age, gender, background or ability.

About the role

The Accounts Payable and Receivable Clerk plays a pivotal part in the smooth running of the LTA’s Finance process. While acting as Finance’s Front of House, dealing on a daily basis with supplier, stakeholder and colleague queries, the successful candidate will also assist in processing invoices relating to players, local authorities, officiators and colleague expenses, in addition to other ad hoc requirements.

Key accountabilities

  • Co-ordinating, monitoring and the daily administration of all incoming and outgoing emails for the Finance inbox, ensuring all emails are from a reputable and legitimate source, identifying any spurious/illegal activity and handling accordingly with no loss to the LTA
  • Processing PO and non-PO invoices (including grants) on Agresso.
  • Processing colleague, Councillor and Board expenses in a timely manner
  • To answer suppliers’, stakeholders’ and colleagues’ queries in a timely, accurate and professional manner ensuring good customer service is provided at all times.
  • Processing and reviewing New Supplier applications into Agresso and contacting them to confirm bank details via telephone to ensure authenticity and to meet all audit requirements. Making any other changes required to Suppliers with regards to new bank details, change of address, etc again meeting all audit requirements.
  • Opening of Finance Dept. post and ensuring it is date stamped, scanned and distributed to correct personnel across the team. Investigative work on any ad hoc requires received into the department.
  • Preparation of banking and depositing on a weekly basis of cheques and small volumes of cash received into the Finance team.
  • Assist the AP and AR Supervisor to post banking journals on Agresso and setting up pay runs
  • Directing any non Finance related queries to the Customer Services team to ensure appropriate responses can be supplied.
  • Reconciling supplier statements received into the email account (and via post) and reminders on a daily basis.
  • Identify cost savings with switching the way invoices are provided to the LTA (Direct debits as an alternative means of payment etc.).
  • Liaising closely with suppliers when errors arise in the payment process and ensuring the LTA has not losses incurred in these situations.
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks for finance department e.g. monitoring duplicate supplier IDs

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