Rare EMEA AR Management role available in High Wycombe for a leading manufacturing and exports business
Your new company
This company are a leading global manufacturing and logistics business that due to continued growth and company re-structure now require a commercial accounts receivable manager to join their finance team with responsibility to manage a team of 5 staff.
Your new role
To develop and maintain suitable policies covering the risks and control of receivables, as well as reduce Overdue Customer Receivables.
To provide prompt and relevant European receivables information for management, particularly at month ends, whilst ensuring accuracy of Accounting.
Management of logistic finance team (5 staff).
To assist the sales/marketing teams with customer analysis.
Contribute to the improvement of relevant systems and practices within the company, for both Accounts Receivables and Shipping.
Provide information for Management, on customers, suppliers and competitors.
Ensure invoicing documents and procedures operate in a timely and effective manner
Ensure that Debit/Credit Notes are properly authorised and processed
Maintaining and developing Credit Control procedures, including reminders, hold status and initiating legal/other external collection action as necessary.
Ensure that Export documentation is submitted for payment as promptly as possible.
Apply for Bank Guarantees and Standby Letters of Credit as necessary.
Advance Invoicing Process.
Maintain relationships with Banks and Corporate HQ, particularly relating to approval levels and authorisation processes.
Ensure compliance with VAT regulations within all European territories, including correct customer VAT Nos. are stated where appropriate.
Contributing to the resolution of queries and to general relationships with customers.
Participating in ongoing projects and process improvement.
What you’ll need to succeed
Comprehensive knowledge of UK, Export and European domestic receivables practices.
Trade Compliance knowledge.
Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate financial information to non-financial departments.
Keenness to learn new tasks and develop new skills.
Strong management skills and a team player.
A high standard of computer literacy including Excel.
Ability to use initiative and hit the ground running.
Qualifications : Not essential but preferred: CICM.
Key Experiences :
Minimum 5+ years’ experience.
Previous successful DSO reduction.
A strong background in EMEA credit control and receivables practices.
What you’ll get in return
This company are offering a very competitive salary and benefits package which will include :
25 days holiday
Contributory Pension (with employer contributions up to 11% of salary)
Free Life cover (paying up to 6 x salary)
Free Private Medical Insurance for self. Family members can be added at discounted cost.
Free Long-term Disability Insurance (paying 75% of salary)
On-site, free car parking
Discounted corporate membership of local sports facilities.
Sports and Social organisation
Salary sacrifice Childcare voucher scheme
What you need to do now
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