Finance Team Leader

Worcester, UK
09 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description.

The finance team leader tasks include ensuring that all client accounting functions are run efficiently and to a high professional standard. Ensuring client accounting is managed to meet ARLA and RICS regulations & general accounting principles.

Team management and support to:
  • Ensure LL accounts are correctly processed.
  • Timely and accurate processing of payments
  • Timely and accurate processing of payments to suppliers
  • Debt collection of any outstanding balance due
  • Ensure cash is posted in a timely and accurate manner
  • Tax management and annual statement production
  • Monthly client reporting including Bank Reconciliations - production on a regular basis and to agreed deadlines
  • Production of adhoc reports required by the business
  • Ensure customers are paid in a timely and accurate manner
  • Deliver client accounting in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Handle queries and concerns in a timely manner as required for internal and external customers.
  • Purchase orders
  • Landlord / customer (external and internal) communication to develop & aid understanding of client accounts as and when needed.

Tasks include ensuring that all client accounting functions are run efficiently and to a high professional standard, ensuring that all client finance transactions are posted in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy. Ensure that the financial controller is immediately aware of any issues identified.

Other Debt - Collection (or other company debts) when legal process required, through MCOL services through to sheriff process as needed for collection. Handling full process with solicitors, courts and other 3rd parties as necessary. Reporting on all cases managed on a weekly / monthly basis, and providing reporting for monthly pack as requested.

Production and distribution of adhoc information to LL's and TT's within a finance support function, from time to time and as required to support the business.

Assist the Financial controller and other finance team members with any overflow of tasks and in doing so ensuring the continued professional and efficient service to our Clients.

Assist in management accounts production as required.

Review practices and procedures for ongoing suitability in a continuous improvement environment

Maintain an accurate database by the input and update of data on a timely basis and to carry out routine data validation tests, such as updating property mngr details etc. Daily/ Weekly/ Monthly & adhoc updates as necessary.

Produce reports from the database as and when required for both internal and external use.

You must conduct yourself and communicate at all times with integrity and in a professional manner, whether written, verbal, or face to face; ensuring compliance with legislation relevant to Property Management.

Continuously pursuing "Excellence in Customer service", looking for ways and ideas to improve the Company's service, and accepting progressive change as a part of the office routine.

Undertake training where required by the business and have an open approach to learning.

Maximum Performance ; Maximum Communication ;Maximum Trust''

in all actions whilst employed, conveying this to all customers and contacts both internally and externally, and exposing situations identified where others do not fulfil these values.

Experience & Qualifications
  • Experience working within a finance team.
  • Preferably Part Qualified ACCA / CIMA
  • PC literate and familiar with using Excel and Word.
  • Ability to rapidly gain a good understanding with unfamiliar computing systems.
  • Strong numeracy skills.
  • Ideally with demonstrable experience of developing procedures, processes, and working with new systems
  • Previous debt collection and dealing with legal processes.
  • Previous experience of Qube would be very useful.
  • Previous people management experience managing small teams.

Personal Qualities & Skills
  • Well developed administration, organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Customer focused and able to produce work of a consistently high quality.
  • Desire and ability to improve existing processes.
  • Effective communicator, who enjoys contact with internal and external customers.
  • Strong people skills, with a 'get it done' approach

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