AR and Treasury Clerk

  • Pitfield, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes MK11, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Become a part of an innovative team helping to revolutionize the way publishers make books available in an on-demand world and helping to revolutionize the way that publisher content reaches readers around the world! 

Lightning Source UK Ltd, an Ingram Content Group company, is the leader in providing a comprehensive suite of inventory-free on-demand print and distribution services for books to the publishing industry. Lightning Source gives the publishing community options to print books in any quantity, one to 10,000, and provides its customers access to the most comprehensive worldwide bookselling channel in the industry.    

Ingram Content Group is one of the world's largest and most trusted distributors of physical and digital content. Thousands of publishers, retailers, and libraries worldwide use our products and services to realize the full business potential of books, regardless of format. Ingram Content Group has earned its lead position and reputation by offering excellent service and creating innovative, integrated solutions. Our customers have access to best-of-class digital, audio, print, print-on-demand, inventory management, wholesale and full-service distribution programs.

For more information about Lightning Source and Ingram Content Group, or to view the job description and apply online, please visit our website at

Job Description

To assist the Senior Finance Manager in the provision of a first-class finance and administration function in support of the business.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Credit management of all AR accounts with credit card payment terms

  • Assist with and provide cover for the setup of new customers on all credit terms including credit checking

  • Processing of customer credit card payments, resolving queries and arranging credit memos where necessary

  • Reviewing and resolving customer credit card overpayments, both new and historic, efficiently and accurately.

  • Oversee the dunning process for credit card customers and ensuring smooth running

  • Ensure credit memos and associated invoice cancellation or refund for credit card customers are processed within the company guidelines

  • Monthly reconciliation of GBP bank account

  • Review and posting of the Credit card system receipt reports into the accounts system

  • Reconciliation of the credit card balance sheet accounts for month end

  • Activating of LS UK US tax exemption forms for customers

  • Responsibility for the LS France operating unit and debtor account with LS France

  • Ad-hoc duties and project work as directed by the Senior Finance Manager

  • Where necessary provide cover for absent team members

  • To be responsible for your own Health and Safety and be aware of factors affecting your colleagues in order to maintain a safe environment

  • To report any accidents, potential hazards to your Line Manager immediately



A levels or 5 GCSE level including Math and English Grade C or above. 

AAT or ACCA study Company sponsored support package available


  • Intermediate MS Office skills, especially in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with Oracle ERP (optional)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Able to respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Able to multitask and be proactive
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles and theories. 

Additional Information


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday plus Bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Continuous Professional Development and Training Opportunities
  • Business Casual dress code, dress down Fridays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free Hot drinks
  • Snack and Drink Vending machines on site
  • Gym Membership Corporate Discount
  • Service Awards
  • Discretionary Bonus
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