Finance Team Leader

  • Accounting
  • Plymouth

Job Information

Salary :

£25,000 to £27,000 DOE

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :

Permanent

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Team Leader to join a growing business based in Plymouth. As the team leader, you will provide assistance and support to the Finance Manager and lead the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable administrators with a full understanding of finance processes in a fast paced environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company with a strong family feel.

Key Responsibilities:

As the Finance Team Leader, you will be leading the day to day responsibilities within the finance team as detailed below:

Accounts Receivable:

  • Credit control activity to ensure timely customer payments
  • Preparation of framework customer spend reports
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly consolidated invoices and reports
  • Sending of monthly statements to customers
  • Reconciliation of bank and card statements, etc.
  • Post customer receipts from bank, card and PayPal accounts to sales ledger
  • Posting sales invoices from ERP to sales ledger and sending out to customers via email or mail
  • Investigate and resolve customer invoice queries, both in receipt and pricing – which may involve liaising with colleagues
  • Raising of customer credit notes from Customer Services instructions
  • Posting sales invoices from ERP to sales ledger and sending out to customers via email or mail
  • Investigate and resolve customer invoice queries, both in receipt and pricing – which may involve liaising with colleagues
  • Raising of customer credit notes from Customer Services instructions

Accounts Payable:

  • Processing and posting supplier invoices to the purchase ledger
  • Reconciling supplier statements to purchase ledger
  • Investigate and resolve purchase invoice queries, involving liaison both internally with colleagues and externally with suppliers
  • Budget analysis-coding and processing of expenses invoices and receipts Prepare scheduled payment runs for purchase ledger and process on bank

Finance Management:

  • Conduct daily team meetings to set clear targets, and escalate or resolve inter- department issues
  • Meet with Finance Manager for a weekly overview and discuss objectives
  • Conduct weekly detailed debtors meeting to achieve Manager’s targets
  • Manage holdings company ledgers and intercompany account
  • Complete credit checking for new customer account set-ups
  • Assist with development of Finance policies and procedures
  • Able to competently cover the range of daily tasks of the Accounts Receivable/Payable functions at times of colleague leave/holiday
  • General support to Financial Controller/Manager

Essential Experience / Qualifications and Attributes Required:

  • Previous experience of leading people in a supervisory role
  • Had experience of credit control and maintaining a healthy debtor book
  • Accurate, methodical and pays attention to detail
  • High degree of numeracy skills
  • Proficient IT literacy with strong Excel skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn how to use different software and systems
  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines, and to perform under pressure if necessary
  • Ability and willingness to follow and develop work procedures Previous experience of administration tasks
  • Commercially aware

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience using ERP systems
  • Experience with Sage Line 50
  • Some experience in Accounts Payable function

If you have the relevant experience as detailed, please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button.

For an informal chat about this position please call Geraldine Ives on 01752 252533.