Accounts Payable Receivable Manager

Recruiter
Barhale Limited
Location
Walsall
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Management and oversight of all transaction processing including Purchase, Sub Contract and Sales Ledgers.
Identifying and minimising processing errors through review and reconciliation of control accounts, including critical review of outstanding, unallocated and anomalous transactions.


Measurement and monitoring of processing efficiency and accuracy, including identification of process delays/bottlenecks, recommending and implementing remedial actions.


Providing additional support to clerical staff in transactions processing and resolving higher level issues and disputes as required. Supporting regional Contract Cost Teams to minimise backlogs/delays in clearing supplier and subcontract invoices

Key Responsibilities:

Purchase Ledger:

Supervision of two Purchase Ledger Clerks and oversight of:
Invoice Matching and Processing; Statement Reviews and Reconciliations, including raising and following through on actions arising from reconciling entries; Reviewing, Processing and Allocating Payments; Supplier enquiries, including managing escalation of queries to other departments (Procurement/Contract Management etc); Ledger review and reconciliation (including ageing, allocations, debit balances, anomalous tranactions etc); Monitoring and KPI Reporting throughputs including invoices, statements, queries ;Working with Contract Cost Clerks to understand and manage invoice status, minimising processing backlogs; Production and review of relevant Balance Sheet reconciliations and other weekly/monthly reporting


Sub-Contract Ledger
Supervision of one Sub-Contract Ledger Clerk and oversight of:
Invoice Matching and Processing; Statement Reviews and Reconciliations, including raising and following through on actions arising from reconciling entries; Making and Allocating Payments including Sub Contract Certificates; Sub-Contractor enquiries, including managing escalation of queries to other departments (Procurement/Contract Management etc); CIS Processing; Ledger review and reconciliation (including ageing, allocations, debit balances etc); Monitoring and KPI Reporting throughputs including invoices, statements, queries
Working with Contract Cost Clerks to understand and manage invoice status, minimising processing backlogs; Production and review of relevant Balance Sheet reconciliations and other weekly/monthly reporting


Sales Ledger
Supervision of Assistant Accountant currently responsible for Sales Ledger (part time) and oversight of:
Raising Sales Invoices/Certificates; Cash Allocations to Contracts; Sales Ledger enquiries including liaising/escalation to Contract Management; Sales Ledger review and reconciliation including ageing, allocations, credit balances etc; KPI Reporting; Production and review of relevant Balance Sheet reconciliations and other weekly/monthly reporting

Key measures & targets:
Accurate and Timely transaction processing
Suppliers/Sub Contractors paid to terms
Supplier Statements reconciled on receipt and reconciling items reviewed/resolved
Unallocated or Anomalous entries reviewed and addressed without undue delays


Key relationships:
Chief Financial Officer
Group Financial Controller
Finance Manager and Finance Team
AP/AR team
Cost Control Teams
Commercial Managers


Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:


Essential
Strong Management Skills coupled with hands on approach/willing to ‘muck in’
Compehensive working knowledge, including in a Management/Supervisory role, and experience of Sales and Purchase Ledger functions, ideally in the construction industry
Advanced Systems knowledge including MS Excel, MS Word
Desirable
Knowledge of Redsky Summit system
Some travel to regional offices may be required.


Benefits:
As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
5% Company pension contribution
Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary
Single persons private medical cover
Permanent Health Cover


About Barhale:
Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.


Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors:


Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities
Transport : Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges
Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste
Developer Services : Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide
Specialist Businesses : Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction Services (BCS Group)


This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960076777

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