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Accounts Receivable Analyst

Accounts Receivable Analyst

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
IN-Chennai, Taramani
Department / Discipline 
Finance Operations
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently looking for Accounts Receivable Analyst to be a part of the Global Business Services team based in Chennai.


  • Prepare billings on contracts of higher complexity, including multi-entity projects. Requires understanding of financial terms and conditions in contract agreements
  • Review man-hour reports and take necessary actions to resolve any issues
  • Review work in process reports for billable costs e.g. travel expenses
  • Analyse materials and subcontract costs and prepare cash call invoices accordingly
  • Prepare supporting documentation for each billing, in accordance with contract terms
  • Perform Accounts Receivable entries in JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Liaise with project teams for invoicing and related queries
  • Liaise with auditors and tax team for various audits
  • Preparing information and explanations for audit purposes (client, internal or external)
  • Prepare reconciliations for costs to billings, project bank accounts, advance funds, project related general ledger accounts, and site impress accounts
  • Maintain Accounts Receivable database of overdue receivables, via communication with the Project Managers
  • Preparation and monitoring of project cash flow forecasts
  • Ad Hoc exercises as designated by Asst. Manager - AR or Manager - AR & AP

Skills / Qualifications

  • Commerce Graduate with at least 5 years of accounting experience
  • Should have handled receivable processes for a minimum of 3 years
  • Experience in payables process and exposure to accounting packages like JDE, Tally or ERP packages
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities
  • Should have the ability to work independently and handle the allocated tasks
  • Experience in Mid or large sized Manufacturing or Service sector Companies

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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