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£50,000 - £60,000

Accounts Finance Manager – West London

Closing Date: 25th July 2024

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for an Accounts Finance Manager to manage a team of 8, on behalf of a rapidly growing, forward thinking eCommerce distribution business.

Our client has grown to be one of the worlds largest independently owned express courier networks with over 1000 offices in 209 countries and territories and have amazing opportunities for career development and progression.

They have engaged with Vidu VIP to commence the initial search.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the Role:

As Accounts Finance Manager the role is very varied. Your day to day duties will encompass – commercial projects, system reviews and implementations and presenting to the Finance Manager and senior management team.

Key Responsibilities:

Leading, managing and developing the Accounts payable function.

Approve payments processed by the accounts payable team.

Monitoring cash flow and initiating pre-run transfers between bank accounts.

Managing the accounts payable month-end process.

Reviewing and create new processes and controls.

Reconciling historic entries and clean Accounts Payable ledger.

Journal entries on Nominal ledger.

Bank/loan and other reconciliation.

Assisting auditors, to ensure financial matters are promptly addressed.

Analysis of the monthly Profit and Loss accounts.

Set up and develop the whole accounts for a new branch at Germany and Belgium.

Leading the Account Teams Sales and Purchase ledgers.

Improving and developing the sales ledger account.

Dealing with High/Low Value Delivered Duty Paid in EU due to Brexit regulations.

Sorting finance accounts issue for Skynet Germany and Belgium Branch.

General office duties as and when required.

Re/forecasting/ Cashflow.

Reporting: Month/ Quarter/ Year.

Balance Sheets/ Profit & Loss (P&L)

Purchase Orders (PO)

Sales & Purchase Ledgers.

Trade Credit Terms.

Fixed Assets.

Accounts Payable (AP)

Accounts Receivable (AR)

Skills and experience required

Experience successfully leading Finance teams ideally within the logistics sector.

Previous accounts experience with knowledge of Opera 3 or similar accounting package.

Advance Microsoft Excel and Word.

Experience preparing data for manual billing.

Used to working in a fast paced environment and meeting deadlines.

Computer literate.

Excellent communication skills.

High attention to detail.

Works well as part of a team.