Accounts Receivable Manager - Leeds

Sewell Wallis
Leeds, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Manager on a permanent basis, to both oversee the sales ledger and the billings team. This is a large, well known business based within the Leeds area that due to a period of growth are looking to expand the existing team.

This company pride themselves on the stable and comfortable working environment they provide for their employees and are therefore renowned for their high-levels of staff retention. The role will report directly to the Transactional Finance Manager who is extremely approachable and supportive.

Key responsibilities of the role will be as follows:-

-Leading and managing a team of up to ten Accounts Receivable/Billing Clerks and generally overseeing the accounts receivable function.
-Providing day to day operational leadership as well as leading the wider objectives of the team and the development support required to help the team
-Maintaining strong financial controls in the processing of all transactions.
-Ensuring that work is managed and completed within the given timescales and that all processes are followed.
-Dealing with high volumes of financial transactions on the sales ledger/billings side.
Providing excellent customer service and resolving any complex queries on behalf of the team.
-Implementing new processes and procedures as and when required and providing training and support.
-Providing development and support to the existing team and completing reviews and performance plans.
-Liaising with a wide network of stakeholders, ensuring that they are provided with relevant, timely and accurate information which informs and directs business decisions.
-Reviewing and driving weekly productivity and performance target achievement across the various functions within Accounts Receivable.
-Be responsible for all month end reporting associated with Accounts Receivable, including review of balance sheet submissions, doubtful debts provision, bad debt write off and other associated processes.

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have experience of managing a small to medium transactional team.
- Have strong end to end process knowledge of the Accounts Receivable/Debt collection process from contract through to payment.
-Be able to work within a fast paced, high volume transactional environment.
-Have experience of managing accounts receivable processes.
-Have strong attention to detail, accuracy and numeracy skills.
-Be able to prioritise their own workload and able to implement change as and when required.
- Have excellent communication skills and will be comfortable people managing at all levels.
- Ideally have experience of managing/ leading projects in a large organisation.
- Have strong Excel and system skills.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.

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