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Accounts Receivable Info

Requested on
Mon 11th April, 2011
Reference
FOI 1261
Resolution
Information provided

Question

_ where the Accounts Receivable team is based and if centralised?

_ which finance system/accounting software is used to process customers invoices/payments?

_ Number of cash allocators and credit controllers employed full time to reconcile cash and match payments to the sales ledger?

_ How many “live” customers do you have?

_ How many payments do you receive per day?

_ volume of remittance slips received per day? Do they come in by post? Are they scanned?

_ how many BACS payments do you receive per day?

_ how many cheque payments do you receive per day? Are the cheques scanned?

_ How long does it take to clear a day’s cash

Answer

 _ where the Accounts Receivable team is based and if centralised?
The Accounts Receivable team, which collects sundry debts and is based within Financial Services within Charnwood Borough Council.

_ which finance system/accounting software is used to process customers invoices/payments?
Agresso

_ Number of cash allocators and credit controllers employed full time to reconcile cash and match payments to the sales ledger?
FTE 3.8 however the team is also responsible for other functions in addition to accounts receivable.

_ How many “live” customers do you have?
29,688

_ How many payments do you receive per day?
Numbers not held per day. 
Total for 2010/11  Direct Debits 20,154
                              Other MOPs 8,586

_ volume of remittance slips received per day? Do they come in by post? Are they scanned?
Volume not available.  Remittance advice slips are received via email and post.  Not currently scanned for sundry debtors.

_ how many BACS payments do you receive per day?
Numbers not held per day. 
Total for 2010/11 1,399 BACS payments received.

_ how many cheque payments do you receive per day? Are the cheques scanned?
Numbers not held per day. 
Total for 2010/11 2,138 cheque payments received.  Cheques scanned at bank.

_ How long does it take to clear a day’s cash"
Cash is posted overnight therefore 1 day.

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