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Finance Transactions Manager

Posted 12 March by REED Accountancy Easy Apply Featured Ended
REED Accountancy are pleased to be working with a large and established organisation based in Central Bristol who are looking to recruit a new Finance Transactions Manager to manage the AP and AR functions for a period of 12 - 18 months through a period of transformation.

This contract role will see you supervising a combined team of 12 staff looking after AP and AR for the company.

You will be responsible for promoting good working practice throughout the division, streamlining processes, facilitating effective communication and will also have the opportunity to implement a new purchase invoicing system.

This role would be well suited to someone who has experience of managing transactional processes at a higher level, someone who is proactive and able to implement new processes, whilst streamlining existing ones and managing staff.

This role comes with good benefits of which include 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, generous pension and flexible working hours.

If this sounds like the role for you, please read on!


• Manage the performance of the Accounts Payable and Receivable teams (12 staff), ensuring a customer focussed service to the company and external organisations.

• Pro-actively design, develop and implement policies and procedures relating to accounts receivable and payable within the Finance Department to ensure compliance with statutory requirements

• Liaise with internal and external audit on accounts payable and receivable matters.

• Train and support staff within Finance in accounts payable and receivable practices and processes.

Accounts Receivable

o Ensure that effective processes and procedures are in place within the Finance department to ensure that income due for goods and services provided is invoiced for promptly and appropriately.

o Ensure that all income received into the company’s bank accounts is allocated promptly and appropriately to accounts receivable and is accounted for properly within the general ledger.

o Manage the company’s debt, ensuring appropriate processes are in place to ensure effective debt recovery and that outstanding debts are reviewed regularly and pursued in accordance with these procedures.

o Undertake court action as necessary to facilitate the recovery of outstanding debts if required.

Accounts Payable

o Ensure that effective processes and procedures are in place within the Finance department to ensure that payment for goods and services received is authorised and paid promptly and appropriately.

o Ensure commitments, accruals and actual expenditure is properly accounted for within the general ledger system, including the correct coding of VAT to comply with HMRC regulations.

Staff Management

o Responsible for the staff management and performance of the Accounts Payable and Receivable teams.

o Ensure all staff have annual appraisals and personal development plans which are regularly reviewed and monitored.
o Ensure staff are trained, supported and developed to have the necessary skills and technical knowledge to consistently deliver the highest quality service.

o Maintain and control staff records such as sickness, annual leave and flexi-time

The successful applicant will have experience of managing transactional processes from a strategic perspective and have good staff management skills.

If this sounds like the role for you please apply online ASAP or alternatively please email an up to date CV to

Successful candidates will be contacted within the next 24 hours.

Good Luck!

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34653858

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