Senior Executive Accounts Receivable-Income Recording and Recognition 1

Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Noida, South Asia, IN

Company: British Council


The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. 
We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. 
These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

Job Title: Senior Executive Account Receivable- Income Recording & Recognition 1

Purpose of job:

  • To support SSC in ensuring that Online Payments processes are completed and risks highlighted to ensure that financial and accounting processes locally and regionally are adhered to.
  • To manage Income, Refunds & Charge recording for all the online payment transaction and reconciling the bank GL for the same.


Role context 

This position falls in GSSC Finance Transactional services and this function provides finance support to countries / regions across British council.

This is operational role to support team lead in delivering of services to countries. The role is responsible for timely service delivery, meeting agreed KPI & SLA’s.


Main opportunities/challenges for this role 

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties

  • Income, Refunds & Charges recording for all online & offline payments transaction is completed as per agreed SLA 
  • Bank reconciliation is to be completed for all online payments transaction as per agreed SLA
  • Accounting adjustment for any Chargeback received and notify the respective country team for further action
  • Issues and non-reconciling items shared with Country Exam Operational & Finance teams and resolved as per SLA
  • Preparing the daily / weekly / monthly reporting as per agreed SLA
  • Tracker management for other ORSs activities as assigned by Line Manager
  • Responding to all process related queries as per agreed SLA 
  • Ensuring bank statement is uploaded to SAP regularly


Information Security

  • Ensure that their workforce is aware of the information security policies and comply with them
  • Ensures that the team complies to ISO 27001 and IGA related requirements
  • Send account opening requests effectively
  • Disable accounts immediately for leavers and Absconders /on long leaves
  • Document and monitor / review access levels of his/her team
  • Provide security awareness and education to team
  • Manage Records to ensure compliance to Freedom of information act
  • Ensure incidents of their respective functions are closed within SLAs


Role specific knowledge and experience

  • Intermediate experience in process handling related to specific responsible areas and capable of delivery as per agreed service levels.
  • Accounts Receivable 
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Accrual & Deferrals
  • Proficient in MS office
  • SAP Knowledge



  • Graduate in Commerce


Further Information

Pay Band – 5

Contract Type – Indefinite  

Department/Country- GSS Finance (Finance Transactions) / India - Noida

Closing Date (Time) – 22nd Jun’22 (IST -23:59)





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