Ledgers Manager

Recruiter
Gregory Distribution
Location
North Tawton
Salary
From £28,000.00 to £32,000.00 dependant on experience
Posted
07 Jun 2017
Expires
25 Jun 2017
Sector
Accounting
At Gregory Distribution Ltd (GDL), as a result of continued growth, we have avacancy for a Ledgers Manager based at our Head Office in North Tawton. This is an exciting opportunity to make your own within the GDL business . The position involves: · Lead and develop the AP/AR team, including recruitment, talent management and succession planning. · Be a key Subject Matter Expert (SME) as part of the new Finance system implementation, leading the process changes for AP and AR. · Be an integral part of a ‘Purchase to Pay’ process roll out. · Be responsible for customer and supplier master data management. · Improve document flow across the business, reducing manual processes to improve efficiency. · Build relationships with the operations management team to ensure revenue generation and collection is maximised. · Optimise working capital through the day-to-day management of AR and AP, providing key inputs into the cash flow forecasts. · Drive collection from customers, managing the Debtor Days KPI. · Control payments to suppliers, managing the Creditor Days KPI. · Monitor bad debt risk, escalating as required to Business Unit Directors. · Ensure invoices are correctly coded at source in the GL. · Provide regular reporting to management on all AP/AR matters. · Perform credit checks on new customers and recommend/approve customer credit limits in line with Delegation of Authority. · Ensure ledger month end deadlines adhered to. · Liaise with Financial Accounting team to ensure ledger balances are reconciled to the general ledger ahead of balance sheet preparation. · Liaison with external auditors at year end. Essential Skills require d: · Working with accounts payable and receivables functions within a medium/large company. · Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity. · Ability to manage and develop teams. · Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. · Skilled in written and oral communication. Desirable Skills required: · Working on a finance ERP or other system implementation project. · Experience of change management with regard to process changes. · Use of a purchase to pay system or exposure to mature purchase order process. Why Gregory Distribution? · Salary of between £28,000 and £32,000 Dependant on Experience. · Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. · Opportunity to develop your career within an expanding business. · Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits · Pension and sickness scheme · Childcare voucher scheme · Strong culture of team work Who we are? With 23 sites across England, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK. As our company continues to grow, so does the number of locations we operate in. Whilst we will have opportunities across the UK for Apprentices through to LGV Drivers, our main depots are located in North Tawton, Cullompton, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth. So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74235233

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