Transactional Finance Manager

Job Title: Transactional Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
REF: AF020419_1554222339
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

What does the job entail?

The Transactional Finance Manager will lead and develop a team 10 covering key finance processes, including accounts payable, cash processing and Accounts Receivable. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the finance team in a growing and ambitious company. If you have excellent proven experience in delivering change management projects and managing teams in a multi-faceted fast paced environment, this role is ideal for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs technical resources to optimise the AR and AP modules
  • Manage the implementation of a purchase order system and ensure compliance post go-live
  • Monitor and validate all data flows into the AR and AP modules
  • Provides oversight to commission processes
  • Accountable for the achievement of all KPI performance
  • Present performance to management with action plans for improvement
  • Creates and shares remediation plans if performance is below expectation
  • Deliver reporting with demonstrated improvement on publicly reported statistics
  • Standardises process across all customer and supplier contracts
  • Sets best practice policy and implements a culture of continuous improvement
  • Ensures processes are fully documented
  • Maintain the risk and control framework across all processes
  • Proactive in escalating issues, such as disputes & queries
  • Manage the resolution of issues
  • Resolve AR matters such as unrecognised or unapplied cash and maintains a low balance across all suspense accounts
  • Resolve AP matters such as duplicate payments and avoidance thereafter
  • Resolve commission matters such as withholding payments on customer accounts in debt and liaising with the sales teams
  • Manage and oversees the progression of staff
  • Collaborate with the leadership team

Skills & Experience

  • AR/AP management experience
  • Procurement experience desirable
  • Third party commission experience desirable
  • Previous experience working in the Media industry desirable
  • Proven experience in driving efficiency projects and implementing change
  • Strong proven process improvement experience
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Adapts well to change
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Highly motivated and positive attitude

What do you get in return?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave options
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Fresh fruit, snacks and breakfast every day
  • Amazing company parties
  • Stunning new office with true community feel