CMA Recruitment Group is proud to be representing an international leisure group based in Southampton, Hampshire with their search for an Accounts Receivable Manager on a permanent basis.
The Accounts Receivable Manager will oversee a team of nine with two direct reports and will have responsibility for the overall management and control of the accounts receivable function within the EMEA region.
Responsibilities will include:
- Agree KPIs and issue regular performance reports by credit controller, region and brand
- Monitor team tasks and ensure completion is accurate and timely
- Card payment chargebacks to be actioned timely and payment to be reversed within reservation system where relevant
- Determine appropriate action for payments overdue in line with escalation procedures
- Chair weekly debtors review meetings
- Issue weekly balances overdue report to executive management along with commentary
- Maintain minimal bad debt levels within the business and manage external debt collection agency process and bad debts reporting.
- Overall responsibility for accurate and timely reconciliation of monies recorded
- Oversee the card payment reconciliation process
- Review and approve journal entries if required relating to accounts receivable function
- Manage commissions and refunds
- Approve weekly commission and refund payments
- Manage local user acceptance testing for accounting during system upgrades.
- Key accounts to be proactively assessed on a quarterly basis for adequacy of financial security arrangements held and debt exposure risk
- Manage financial security arrangements, including bonds, fixed deposits and financial failure insurance cover
- Provide assessment and recommendation on special payment term requests
- Review credit search checks and monitor any change in credit ratings.
- Develop and implement processes and procedures
- Identify opportunities to streamline and standardise processes
- Collaborate with head office to leverage and implement new technologies.
Applicants will need to have previous experience of managing teams within medium to large scale businesses and possess a strong understanding of accounts receivable processes and controls. Strong leadership qualities and attention to detail are also essential.
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