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Accounts Receivable Team Leader

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 May 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

I am currently working a long side a market leading business who are looking for an Accounts Receivable Team Leader to join their growing finance team in their Luton office....

Key responsibilities
  • Lead a team Accounts Receivable and Cash Application services in a continuous improvement environment
  • Liaise with customers and clients via telephone/email/fax or letter in a professional manner and with a goal of supporting resolution of issues impacting them.
  • Oversee the timely resolution of payment queries and correct allocation of funds within the company and client bank and sub ledger accounts
  • Ensure the Advanced Collections are maintained with up to date detailed notes to ensure full Management visibility
  • Work with clients on customer on/off block when appropriate to minimize bad debt
  • Escalate any potential bad debt and concerns to Finance and business management as they arise
  • Reporting and maintaining KPIs on a monthly basis and strive for improvements.
  • Ensure all debt chasing targets are achieved
  • Lead and support the implementation of process automations
  • Support with Bank Reconciliations and forecasting
  • Own the month end open and close process for AR / Cash Application
  • Any ad hoc reporting or activities to support the business

Required Experience:
  • Experience from similar role including management experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of Accounts Receivable and Credit Management processes including the ability to work with KPI's and business stakeholders
  • Significant experience of working with MS Excel for business reporting
  • Able to communicate effectively and with confidence with management and stakeholders across the business
  • Must have a flexible approach to work and be capable of handling multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work with, manage and empathise with colleagues and customers from varied backgrounds and cultures

Skills & Education:
  • Strong understanding of financial compliance
  • Very good written and oral skills in English
  • Thorough and accurate approach to work
  • High standard of interpersonal communication and convincing intercultural skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to use these skills to convey financial information to non-finance personnel
  • Ability to work independently, using own initiative and target orientated
  • Proactive approach to problem solving with the confidence to propose new solutions and process improvements
  • Understanding of how build strong working relationships across business

Ideal candidates will have excellent leadership skills and will have a hands on approach with an eagerness to get stuck into the details. You will need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a flexible approach.

To find out more details of this opportunity please don't hesitate to contact me on the details below.

Kyal McNulty
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