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Accounts Receivable Associate

Reference: JR072012

Job Title: Accounts Receivable / Credit Control

Location: Dublin 18

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Administrator to join the team in our Leopardstown, Dublin 18 location.

Purpose of the role:

  • Responsibility for set up and processing contracts, invoicing clients in compliance with contracts, for both fees and rechargeable costs, while adhering to company deadlines.
  • Ensure transactions comply with applicable financial policies and procedures.
  • Request further information from internal/external customers on an as needed basis.
  • Provide prompt and courteous response to issues raised by internal and external stakeholders.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies and issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist in month end closing as well as assist with Audit requests.
  • Participate in continuous improvement


  • Prepare, verify and carry out invoicing via electronic processing and reporting activities according to specific deadlines for assigned portfolio of accounts.
  • Manage client relationships.
  • Reconciliation of accounts.
  • Managing Icon's Accounts Receivable ledger,
  • Ensuring timely payments from studies' sponsors and clients
  • Managing unallocated cash,
  • Reconciling accounts
  • Resolving account queries and disputes.
  • Keep up to date with progression of contracts with respect to invoicing units and rechargeable costs.
  • Close interaction with Revenue team to ensure timely billing and investigate discrepancies on assigned clients.
  • Liaison with Project Managers on fees and rechargeable costs.
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries.
  • Setting up and maintenance of contract files
  • Ad-hoc projects as required.

What you will need:

  • Minimum leaving certificate or equivalent secondary school education
  • Academic accounting studies an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years of directly related professional experience
  • Computer literate most importantly Excel Oracle an advantage.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of revenue billing practices and proficient in data entry
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills with the ability to organize and multi task
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize work
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with strong customer service and
  • Demonstrate solid problem-solving and analytical skills.



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