Due to an internal promotion, we are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to lead the accounts payable function for a global leader in the games market for amusement arcades and major leisure attractions with a turnover of £150m+ based at their Head Office in Rhyl.This Finance Manager role is a permanent, full time position working Monday to Friday 8am-4pm (37.5 hours per week) and offering a salary of £35-40,000 per annum plus benefits as below!As Finance Manager reporting into the Head of Finance, you will be managing a team of 5 employees to ensure the department’s objectives are delivered. You will review the current processes proposing and establishing effective process and control improvements to service the growth of the business. Key Responsibilities will be as follows: Provide leadership for the Accounts Payable team of 5, with regular team meetings, 1-2-1s, objective setting and performance management.
Set appropriate SLA targets and motivate the team to achieve these in a timely manner.
Ensure all aspects of the Accounts Payable function operate efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner, including: All multi-currency invoices and expenses are coded/approved correctly;
Employee expenses reviewed and processed in line with the expenses policy;
All payment runs completed accurately and within cashflow budget;
Cash receipts and payments posted daily.
Ensure that all correspondence is acknowledged and responded to promptly and supplier statements are reconciled periodically.
Ensure that AP master data is controlled, reviewed and updated as required.
Build effective relationships and collaborate with Heads of Departments to ensure highest levels of customer service including establishment of inter-departmental SLA’s.
Maintain the AP ledger to avoid debit balances and ensure reconciliation to general ledger.
Establish and monitor clear, measurable KPI reporting on department performance.
Present weekly cash payment forecasts for the business.
Produce process documentation for training and on-boarding.
Lead the implementation of an invoice automation solution and integration to our ERP.
Identification, recommendation and implementation of effective system enhancements.
To be the main point of contact with external auditors for the AP function.
We are really keen to hear from applicants with the following skills and experience: Previous experience as a Finance Manager or supervising an Accounts Payable team
Ability to motivate a team to work to tight deadlines
A strong understanding of AP processing and its impact on the accounting process
Demonstrable experience of reviewing, documenting and improving processes, developing KPI’s and implementing new systems
A self-starter with ability to work proactively, on own initiative and report on progress
Accuracy, attention to detail, excellent organisational and time-management skills
Strong communication, listening skills and a people-centric approach to management
Excellent IT skills including extensive use of Excel and ERP systems, preferably Sage X3
Experience of working with multi-currencies and multiple ledgers is desirable
Enthusiasm to play a full part in supporting the growth of the business
Benefits Include: 28 Days Annual Leave
Pension Contribution is 3%
My GP Service
High Street Retailer Discounts
Emotional and Physical Wellbeing platform
Cycle to Work Scheme
Length of Service Reward Scheme
Please apply today or call us to discuss this Finance Manager role in more detail!