Finance Operations Manager

Recruiter
Heyland Recruitment
Location
Crewe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1178102264
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My exclusive client, a well-established service sector company based in Crewe is looking to appoint an experienced Finance Operations Manager to join their high calibre team. The group are now a multi-award winning international company who build, design, create and collaborate with leading companies in their sector to provide platforms, portals, apps and data which enhance the traditional offering in their niche industry.

Responsibilities
  • Management, training & professional development of a small team of AP/AR Assistants
  • Review and ensure completeness and accuracy of customer invoicing (daily/weekly/monthly). Processing and issuing customer invoices when needed
  • Ensuring efficient and prompt recording of purchase order creation and authorisation, matching to supplier invoices (with manager approvals and goods-in confirmations) and proposed payments runs to the group treasury team
  • Designing and operating controls over suppliers, names and bank details to protect against loss or fraud
  • Manage staff expenses to be controlled, explained, authorised and paid efficiently
  • Oversee month-end close of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable ledgers (multi-country, multi-currency)
  • Support the annual audit process, process improvements and systems development
  • Support updates of Financial Control and Reporting team's short-term cash flow model, with 13-week visibility
  • Process improvements and systems development for A/R & A/P, including roll-out & management of purchase order and invoice approvals processing and customer billing process improvements to improve accuracy, speed and usefulness and reducing re-keying and manual/off-line processes
  • Adhere to the company organisational financial policies and procedures
  • Develop these procedures in line with business goals and compliance needs
  • Support the company management accountants to answers questions and provide assistance to stakeholders, customers, and clients as needed
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions


Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Strong experience in a similar operational finance role
  • Excellent organisational skills and previous team management/development experience
  • Solid finance systems knowledge, previous systems change project exposure would be beneficial


Benefits include; 25 days holiday increasing with service, private healthcare/ cash plan, pension, life insurance and a wide range of discounts via an enhanced benefits platform.

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