Accounts Receivable Team Leader

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Hours: 37.5 circa 9-5.30

Duration: 3 months - possibly more. 

Job Title:  Accounts Receivable Team Leader

Reporting to the GBS Business Support team Finance Manager. The Accounts Receivable team is responsible for the raising of income and the recovery of debt, delivering great customer service and effective financial control. The role involves liaison with our supplier base and internal stakeholders and requires good problem solving skills.  This role will support the ongoing delivery of effective accounting processes in a timely and accurate manner.

Key Responsibilities

Provide analysis of aging debt, which allows the business to make a bad debt provision, in line with our accounting policies
Manage the raising of Sales Ledger Invoices in a controlled way to ensure that income is reflected correctly in the P&L
Manage the process of allocating cash from the bank account to supplier debt accounts
Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, highlighting control risks to management.
Provide ad-hoc analysis of debtors to enable improvements in the way in which debt is collected
Providing information for use by Internal/External Audit and Controllership to adhere to financial compliance requirements
Be accountable for driving efficiency and effectiveness with the support of the Business Support Finance Manager and other GBS teams
Manage a team of 6 colleagues, ensuring adherence to people policies and helping to develop those colleagues
Supporting and coaching other colleagues in the team.
Essential Skills

Qualified/part qualified accountant with experience in an accounting environment
Able to communicate at all levels, understand the differing requirements of each audience group and adapt accordingly
Ability to effectively prioritise a challenging workload and manage expectations of delivery
Confident and pro-active with the ability to challenge stakeholders
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
A logical approach to managing data and a good level of technological capability
Strong customer focus
Should act with integrity and have sound judgement, promoting ethics and compliance
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-110708
  • Temporary
  • 26

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