Account Receivable Manager.

Greater London/ permanent / Negotiable

Job Advertisement: Accounts Receivable Manager
Position: Accounts Receivable Manager
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum
Annual Leave: 33 days (inclusive of bank/public holidays)
Location: Central Support Office, Uxbridge
About the Role:
A renowned company in Uxbridge is seeking a talented and values-driven individual to join their Revenue team as an Accounts Receivable Manager. This position involves leading the Accounts Receivable function for the Group, overseeing sales invoicing, collections, credit control, revenue reporting, and fees setting.

The role is office-based from Monday to Thursday, with the option to work from home on Friday. Additionally, employees may work from home one additional day per week on a discretionary basis for personal needs such as doctor's appointments.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing and coaching a team.
  • Ensuring monthly revenue is correctly accounted for and reconciling all bank accounts and income-related balance sheet accounts regularly.
  • Reviewing debtors regularly to ensure fees are collected and outstanding invoices are settled.
  • Reviewing and maintaining fee rates, identifying potential issues, escalating, and resolving them.
  • Managing team workflow to meet regular deadlines.
  • Assisting with monthly, quarterly, and year-end closures, and handling audit queries.
  • Playing a significant role in quarter-end and year-end processes, owning specific areas of the P&L and Balance Sheet.
  • Reviewing weekly revenue and collections reports, explaining movements to key stakeholders, including the Directors.
  • Collaborating with Home Managers to achieve and maintain optimum occupancy levels at appropriate fee rates.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Driving the annual fee setting process to ensure timely and accurate fee rates, working with Directors and wider Finance Heads during the annual budget setting process.
  • Budgeting and forecasting for the upcoming financial year with monthly updates.
  • Continuously reviewing and streamlining existing systems and processes.
  • Supporting and developing junior team members.
Essential Skills:
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Revenue, Accounts Receivable, Credit Control, or similar roles.
  • Experienced in managing transactional finance staff.
  • Proficiency in accounting and finance systems, such as SAGE.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • High level of commercial acumen.
Desirable Skills:
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Recognized accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, or equivalent).
  • Experience with database and data analytic tools such as SQL and Power-Bi.
  • Experience in healthcare or social care.
  • Experience dealing with Local Councils or Health Boards.
  • Experience implementing finance processes and systems.
  • Experience in contracts and fee negotiations.