accounts receivable manager

Reed Accountancy
14 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This business service company has enjoyed rapid and unbroken growth in recent years. The company is currently listed in the Fast Track 100 and was won numerous awards for customer service and specialist services.

The role has overall responsibility for running the Accounts Receivable (AR) Function which includes the supervision of the collections staff and maintaining effective relationships with UK and international stakeholders.

This role will also support the Head of Finance in establishing efficiencies and implementing strong financial controls.

Principal tasks:

• Lead, mentor and manage the Accounts Payable (AP) team
• Inducting, training and continuously developing the team whilst providing guidance and direction
• Performing employee reviews and appraisals for the team
• Ownership of aged debit reports – develop appropriate controls over AR function and implement best practices
• Overseeing high volumes of reconciliation
• Embedding best practice in issuing statements and remittance advice to customers
• Act as main point of contact for all escalated (internal and external) queries, resolve issues promptly and with professionalism
• Ensuring all historical issues are dealt with efficiently
• Assist the Head of Finance with ad hoc project work


• Strong leadership ability with proven experience of managing and developing a team
• High level of accuracy and numeracy
• Great attention to detail, curiosity and analytical approach
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong organisational skills and ability deliver high quality work to deadlines
• Ability to prioritise tasks and work effectively under pressure
• Excellent team player
• Ability to challenge the status quo and drive improvement through change
• Advanced use of Excel, including pivot tables, look-ups and various formulae
• Experience of Microsoft Dynamics Navision advantageous

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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