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Accounts Receivable Manager

Ref code: SUK99098702
Finance Qualified
Market related
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Hybrid Working

SF Recruitment have partnered with a prestigious client based in Central Derby who are looking for an experienced Accounts Receivable Manager to join an established team. This role is being recruited on a full time permanent basis, and offers flexible/hybrid working.

Purpose of Position
1. The Accounts Receivable Manager is responsible for the day to day running and overall accuracy of the AR Team.
2. Issuing invoices and provide financial information or data to the wider business.
3. In addition, the role requires management and direction of the Accounts receivable team, ensuring the overall control and maintenance of the ledgers, by ensuring timely and accurate reporting in accordance with accounting standards and company policies.
4. Supporting the Head of Operational Finance in ensuring that the Accounts Receivable Team provide an efficient and effective service.

Core Responsibilities:

- Management and reporting of aged debtors
- Deal with queries
- Ownership and reconciliation of assigned Balance Sheet accounts
- Ensure all statements are correct and issued as agreed
- Responsible for AR Period End and reconciliations to meet month end deadlines, including running and posting the void report
- Ensure that all Direct Debits are collected on time and posted to the ledger
- Responsible for all refunds ensuring they are paid on time and posted to the ledger
- Manage the credit control function within the team and have regular debtor meetings with the Operational Finance.
- Ensure billing is completed and posted on time.
- Responsible for cash postings.
- Responsible for Completing of LA sign and returns.
- Manage the Fee Review letters and ensure they are accurate and sent out on time.
- Ensuring that company policies are complied with through all activities; and that all work is undertaken in accordance with procedures and any relevant codes of practice and legislation.
- Flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to this role and may be asked to perform other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of their job and level of responsibility.
- To provide ad hoc support to the wider UK finance organisation as required.
- Is expected to maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job and participate in appropriate learning and development activities.
- Be responsible for recruitment within the team.
- Monitor the email inbox's regularly and ensure all questions and queries are resolved in timely manner to prevent escalation to senior management.
- To be the first point of contact for the audit and provide information and examples as requested.

Supervision of Staff:

- To review the work performed by the Accounts Receivable team and provide constructive feedback and coaching.
- Organize workload of the Accounts Receivable team and ensure all team members have a full understanding of their duties and responsibilities.
- Manage direct reports through individual objective setting and performance management, regular 1:1's and team meetings, and identification of training needs.
- Manage and develop transactional team members to ensure they are operating to their full potential and identify opportunities for career development.

Required Experience/Qualifications:

AAT Qualified or equivalent or can demonstrate relevant experience
A strong leader, experienced in coaching and developing teams
5+ years' experience within a fastmoving finance function
Strong technical accounting knowledge
Ability to actively engage colleagues to ensure processes are executed consistently and complied with
Excellent communications skills, including corresponding with both internal and external parties in a sensitive and professional manner
Enthusiastic and adaptable working style, keen to identify opportunities for improvements

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who is looking for their next managerial role within a highly successful and busy organisation. If you have the relevant skillset and background please apply for immediate consideration.

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