Senior Finance Officer/ Manager

Head 4 Talent
Carmarthen, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Rare opportunity to join this large organisation in a finance manager role. We are looking for a qualified accountant with proven team management skills.
To lead the delivery of the Sales Invoicing, Cash Receipting and Debtor Collection functions.

To manage effectively an income team, currently comprising 5 reports, to ensure coordination, communication and control across the team.

To ensure timely invoicing and collection of all income due with an emphasis on maximising cashflows while providing a customer supportive process.

To monitor actual income generation against budget during the year and investigate and report significant variances.

To establish appropriate key performance measures for the income function and measure and report actual performance against these.

To review existing income/debt processing systems for efficiency and effectiveness and to suggest and implement agreed improvements to these.

Liaise with all appropriate stakeholders


·Lead and motivate the income team/function.

·Ensure commercial sales invoices are raised in a timely manner and liaise with budget holders to help achieve this.

·Ensure all project income is received in a timely manner and liaise with project teams to help achieve this.

·Ensure invoices raised in a timely manner.

·Ensure reconciliation between the debtor and finance system.

·Regularly review systems and processes to ensure invoicing remains effective and efficient.

·Develop invoicing and collection processes that are appropriate to the new business models being developed.

·Ensure cash receipts are posted onto the ledgers by target dates.

·Ensure cash collection systems remain effective and efficient.

·Ensure both fee and commercial debt is monitored and managed effectively.

·Ensure debt is collected in a timely manner.

·Ensure debt levels are kept under tight control and in line with performance targets.

·Ensure there is an effective and efficient debt collection process in place.

·Review and develop debt recovery methods and agencies.

·Ensure appropriate systems are in place to calculate fee shares and commissions payable to third parties and that such amounts are calculated on a regular basis.

·Ensure the income/debt team is customer focused.

·Set performance targets for the team/function.

·Input to the budget setting process for income and thereafter monitor actual performance against budgets for multiple income lines.

·Any other duties appropriate to the grade, as required from time to time by the Executive Head of Finance.
·Discharge all relevant Health and Safety responsibilities.

·Adhere to all relevant policies and procedures.

·Adaptable to change and have an ability to acquire new and relevant skills and knowledge by taking appropriate responsibility for own personal and professional development.

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