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Senior Executive Accounts Receivable-Income Recording and Recognition

Date: 31-Mar-2021

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 – Accounts Receivable (ORS)
Department/Country: Finance Transaction
Location of post: Noida- India    
Pay Band: 5
Duration of job:Indefinite



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.


Main opportunities/challenges for this role:


  • 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 payment’s 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 ORS activities as assigned by Line Manager
  • Responding to all process related queries as per agreed SLA 
  • Ensuring bank statement is uploaded to SAP regularly
  • Good knowledge of accounting, accrual & deferrals



Skills and Knowledge

  1. Good communication skills.
  2. Financial accounting skills including book-keeping
  3. Process management skills
  4. Risk identification and management
  5. SAP Knowledge  




  1. Understanding the organisation and working pattern




Graduate in Commerce.




Experience of 3 years or more in process handling related to specific responsible areas and capable of delivery as per agreed service levels.


Closing date and time: Thursday, April 15th, 2021 (23:59 CET)





A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.


Equality Statement


The British Council is committed to a policy of equality and to valuing diversity and is keen to reflect the diversity of the societies in which we work at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies. 
The British Council has Disability Confident Employer Status. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role. Applicants are encouraged to highlight any specific requirements or adjustments needed to enable participation in the recruitment process.

The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.


We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.


Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.


  If you have any problems with your application please email askhr@britishcouncil.org