Finance Manager

Prime Appointments
Witham, UK
19 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am really pleased to be recruiting for a Finance Operations Manager for my client based in Witham. This is a newly created role and reports in to the Finance Director.

The main purpose of the role will be the management of the Purchase Ledger and Credit Control teams and their Line Managers. The teams are extremely busy with high volume processing and you will need to ensure accurate collections and payments are made on time and that risk is tightly controlled with a high level of customer service.

You will be responsible for managing and monitoring the day to day activities of these departments and looking at ways of improving the way that they work and implement efficient processes

Day to day duties

* Continuous development of the Purchase Ledger and Credit Control teams (20 employees)

* Manage, lead and mentor the Purchase Ledger Manager and Credit Control Manager

* Implement KPI's for the teams and set targets and objectives and monitor results

* Ensure working capital is closely managed along with cash flow forecasts on expected payments and collections

* Monitor debtor and creditor risk and highlight to the Finance Director

* Ensure all reporting is in line with statutory requirements and accounting standards

* Work with IT and the the department regarding the implementation of a new system

* Liaise with the external Auditor in the conduct of audits, reviews and investigations

* Understanding of HMRC, VAT, customs, commodities and duty procedures and regulations

Skills & experience required

* AAT or other relevant qualification

* Experience of managing a Purchase Ledger and Credit Control team

* Knowledge of stock, overheads and expenses procedures

* Knowledge of relevant customs and HMRC requirement

* Knowledge of domestic and international VAT requirements for sales and purchases

* Advanced Excel skills required

* Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to challenge management thinking and work in partnership to improve the business

Finance Manager Operations Stock Witham Permanent

Finance Manager

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