EMEA Accounts Receivable Manager
A leading Manufacturing organisation based in High Wycombe are currently recruiting for a permanent EMEA Accounts Receivable Manager to join their busy Finance team. Client Details 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 Description To develop and maintain suitable policies covering the risks and control of receivables, as well as reduce Overdue Customer ReceivablesTo 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 mannerEnsure that Debit/Credit Notes are properly authorised and processedMaintaining 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. Profile Comprehensive knowledge of UK, Export and European domestic receivables practiceTrade Compliance knowledgeStrong communication skills, with the ability to communicate financial information to non-financial departmentsFlexibility, Keenness to learn new tasks and develop new skillsStrong management skills and a team player. A high standard of computer literacy including ExcelAbility to use initiative and hit the ground running Job Offer A competitive salary, plus excellent benefits package.