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Cash Accountant

PE Backed IT Services Provider

Ref: MST50053

Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary/rate
£35000 - £42000

Our client is the world's leading Contact Centre and Unified Communications (UC) managed services provider for global businesses. They are a dynamic, fast growing Private Equity-backed market leader that enjoys business relationships with a number of Blue Chip global companies.

Description

This role covers all aspects of accounts payable, accounts receivable and cashflow management. You will be responsible for coordinating the smooth running of the payable and receivable functions through liaison with staff across the business. You will be expected to have significant contact with non finance staff.

We are looking for someone proactive, who will relish the challenge of raising the profile of the finance team across the business. The ideal candidate is someone who wants to improve efficiency, processes and controls to support the business as it moves into the next phase of its journey.  

  • Responsible for timely invoicing of all clients
  • Produce aged debtor reports and liaise with the sales team to recover debt in a timely manner, using interpersonal skills to minimize any damage to customer – account manager relationships
  • Manage and control active contracts with clients to support the sales team
  • Ensure AP targets are met and suppliers are paid on time
  • Responsible for timely resolution of supplier queries
  • Assist in the company’s cashflow management
  • Communicate effectively with all functions across the business
  • Identify areas for process improvement
  • Prepare and distribute reports to senior management
  • Assist with month end process
  • Assist in budget preparation where required
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Skills

  • Strong AP / AR skills and a willingness to make sure these functions are serving the needs of the wider business
  • A willingness to liaise with colleagues at all levels
  • Strong Excel skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Team-orientated; a can do attitude and flexible approach
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Appetite to work in a PE backed, growing, fast-paced environment
  • Experience of using Netsuite an advantage

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. 

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