Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Manager

Recruiter
Henry Fox Recruitment
Location
Maldon
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A really great opportunity for an experienced Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable Manager to join a Global Wholesale Retail company based at their Essex office.

Our client is a very well known Global Wholesaler which is an amazing creative company that is non stop! Working at one of their offices, you will manage a team of 7 (5 ARs and 2 APs) and report into the Financial Controller. This role will offer you exposure within a fast paced industry and with their new ERP system coming into place, this will also offer playing part to the wider business continuous improvements across finance and the wider business.

Your role:

Reporting into the Financial Controller they will support the delivery and completion of Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable activities ensuring that items are correctly and efficiently processed and accounted for.

This role will have 7 direct reports.

Accounts Receivable - Team of 5

  • Oversee the raising of sales invoices
  • Ensuring comprehensive ledger maintenance.
  • Liaising with various departments to ensure smooth efficient process flows.
  • Monitoring team workload, set deadlines and KPI reviews
  • Continuously search for innovative ways of improving the function
  • Monitoring of debt and necessary provisions.
  • Assist in sales ledger query resolutions
  • Implementation of new processes and procedures as outlined by management team.

Accounts Payable - Team of 2

  • Timely and accurate processing of invoices from receipt to payment
  • Ensuring comprehensive ledger maintenance
  • Liaising with various departments to ensure smooth efficient process flows.
  • Monitoring AP team workload, set deadlines and KPI reviews
  • Oversee payment run process
  • Continuously search for innovative ways of improving the AP function
  • Oversee invoices relating to international entities
  • Engaging other departments resolving any issues identified and taking actions to prevent similar situations.
  • Working with management accounts team to ensure that the costs are allocated to correct accounts and postings is done on time.
  • Implementation of new processes and procedures as outlined by management team.

Team Management

  • Mentoring and managing team
  • Conducting 1:1 meetings with the team as required
  • Monitoring team workload including day to day activities, month end activities
  • People Development
  • Train new team members and support development
  • Build a strong team ethos within the business
  • Provide further ad hoc support to Financial Controller as required

Essential Skills;

  • Minimum 3 years Supervising / Management experience
  • Retail / FMCG background (not essential)
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work of team
  • Understanding of project management & continuous improvement tools
  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment
  • Highly organised and able to work effectively
  • Microsoft NAV ERP preferred but not essential
  • Excellent Excel and Presenting skills
  • Can build effective working relationships throughout the organisation

PARKING ON SITE, SUPER FRIENDLY OFFICE!


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80714414

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