Finance Team Leader

England, South Yorkshire, Rotherham
£22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Simon Ensor - A & F
Job Title
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are recruiting on a exclusive basis for a successful and respected manufacturing business with operations in Poland, US, China, Spain as well as the UK. They have a group annual turnover of around £280 Million and have further growth planned. Due to a recent restructure of the department they are currently looking for an Finance Team Leader for their head office location in Rotherham.

This will be a varied role, reporting to a Financial Controller and will involve overseeing the purchase and sales ledger functions and three staff members.

Key responsibilities will include:

Purchase ledger
*Accurate processing of invoices whilst adhering to set procedures
*Identification of problems and where possible resolving of these
*Ensure distribution rules are kept up to date
*Preparation and completion of weekly international and bi-weekly UK supplier payments

Sales ledger
*Processing of receipts adhering to set procedures
*Follow up with customers prior to overdue debts
*Investigate the creditworthiness of potential new customers
*Monitor, review and amend credit limits for existing customers

*Supervise and oversee the work of 3 ledger clerks
*Ensure the accurate recording of financial transactions
*Ensure adherence to all financial/internal controls
*Keeping written departmental procedures up to date
*Provide general assistance in the finance department
*Develop, set targets and monitor performance of the team
*Look for ways to improve processes, procedures and systems
*Ad-hoc work dependant upon the requirements of the Financial Controllers

To be successful you MUST have the following skills and experiences:

*At least 3 - 5 years previous accounts experience
*Previous supervisory experience
*Ability to manage and prioritise team's workload
*AAT qualification or studying towards AAT (highly desirable)
*Ability to deal with complex reconciliations, investigations and query resolution from start to finish
*IT Skills including ability to utilise MS Office & Windows environment
*Ability to use an integrated accounts package
*Demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles to understand the role of the finance department
*Hard working & target driven
*Excellent communication skills
*Previous experience implementing and improving systems would be a distinct advantage

The role will offer good progression and future development for the right candidate.

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.