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Accounts Receivable Manager

Job details

  • Reference
  • RC40177
  • Location
  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary
  • £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
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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:

Credit Control

  • 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.

Accounts Receivable

  • 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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