Accounts Receivable Manager - TV/BROADCASTER
A Global name in Entertainment and Broadcasting that houses their EMEA Head Office in London is looking for an experienced Accounts Receivable Manager to oversee a team of three and managing billing and Accounts Receivable across 16 key markets. They produce and distribute some of the world's best-known and original content across various channels and genres.
You will have a broad remit developing and overseeing the work of more junior members of the team, as well as personally working on more problematic or key internal accounts across the key territories, managing stakeholder relationships to include sales teams, in market finance teams, local agents and legal teams, especially around contracts or disputes. You will have overall responsibility for accounts receivable / credit control processes and procedures, leading developments on systems to drive efficiencies and ensure that robust procedures, systems and controls are in place.
As a seasoned Accounts Receivable manager you will have had responsibility for contract review for billing and collection purposes and have managed credit collection, bad debt and DSO, as well as having delivered improvements in cash collections.
On top of this, you will deliver monthly revenue analysis and reports to the FD and in market key stakeholders, providing value-add through developing detailed reporting and analysis, monthly variance analysis and key drivers and actions thereon.
You are an experienced Accounts Receivable Manager, with a full complement of skills and knowledge gained in Matrix businesses, leading and managing an AR and Credit control team. You have experience of working in a large, corporate, multi-currency / International environment, across International markets. You have a proven track record or working under pressure, delivering improvements, controls and procedures, constantly improving the visibility of AR/Billing and Credit Control within a business and raising the profile of the function through your relationship building skills.
You are IT literate with excellent MS Excel skills, having the ability to manipulate data, using pivot tables and V-Lookups. Over and above, you are constantly looking for ways to provide efficiencies and drive improvements across a function. This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced AR Manager to join on of the world's best known names in Entertainment in a role that can really make a difference and provide a platform to progress. Media or TV experience is preferred but not essential, it's essential that you have worked in a large corporate Matrix business in a similar role.