Study Group

Accounts Payable Assistant Manager

Study Group| Date Posted: 14-Feb-2020
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
Job Category:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

The Assistant Manager is accountable for the accurate and timely processing of Agent Commissions for UKE, HENA and ANZ and supports the Sales team in agent relationship management. This position reports to the Commission Manager and will manage 2 direct reports in handling high volume of payment processing. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate production and review of quarterly Agent Commission payment workflow ensuring clawbacks are deducted at source.
  • Investigate old balances / clawbacks and seek resolution / clearance 
  • Commission Liability account reconciliation
  • Payments are up-to-date, prepare and process electronic transfers and payments.
  • Ensure all payments, bounced payments and bank fees are correctly processed in a timely manner
  • Ensure bank queries and pending issues are dealt with in a timely and effective manner
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Following company procedure ensure that Agent commissions are correctly authorised and processed in a timely manner
  • Assume responsibility for case sensitive Agents and resolution of payment issues as/when required.
  • Support process improvement projects which will drive efficiency or implementation of procedure to ensure a high level of internal control exist.
  • Manages and provides effective guidance to the Commission team, including communicating deadlines, team goals and identifying areas for new training or skill checks
  • Supports Commission Manager and performs management duties when Manager is out of office


Experience Required: 

  • Minimum 4-5 years in accounting and payments processing experience, out of which at least 2 years in payment processing
  • Team Leadership experience preferred 
  • Diploma in accounting or ACCA holders
  • Proficient with accounting software, ERP systems and Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups etc) 
  • A high level of numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (written and verbal) and leadership
  • Ability to make quick and smart decisions under pressure



Study Group is the leading provider of international education. We work with universities all around the world, employing people in 36 locations across five continents. We partner with more universities than any other pathway provider, and the highest number of top-200-ranked universities in the UK, USA, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. We are the most established name in our industry.



Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate. Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Privacy Policy.
This job description is not exhaustive of all responsibilities therefore, within reason, you may be required to undertake other duties over and above those listed in this job description.

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