Job Description

  • Job Reference:47225BR_1713800912

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Educations

  • Contact Name: Brandon Robinson

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Accounts Receivable Manager

  • Job Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Portfolio Credit Control are currently partnered with a well-established business who sit within the Education sector ! The business are currently expanding the finance function and are currently looking to recruit for an Accounts Receivable Manager who can successfully lead and manage the transactional process across Sales Ledger/Accounts Receivable & Credit Control. This opportunity offers long-term career development as well as career stability.

Main Areas of Responsibility

* Ensure that receivables processing is administered in line with agreed Service Levels. This includes all income sources: ESFA, Local Authority, Capital, and Donation Income.
* Ensure customers are informed and up to date with payments striving to ensure positive customer engagement.
* In managing the Accounts Receivable team:
* Ensure that the debtors control accounts and sales ledger are operated accurately, efficiently and to agreed timescales, and ensure debtors invoices are accurate and settled on time.
* Ensure smooth operation of the receivables process and adequate checks in place to ensure correct income is received.
* Ensure that correct coding is in place to ensure that accounting information is correct and can be relied upon.
* Ensure all employee income processing and auditing is completed on time and in line with internal policies.
* To ensure timely problem and issue management in line with agreed service levels.
* Develop and maintain insightful management reporting on key performance indicators, providing a) confidence that key controls are maintained, b) visibility of adherence to agreed service levels and c) tracking of overall performance improvements.
* Ensure a high level of data quality is maintained to ensure maximum effectiveness of end-to-end processing.
* Drive efficiencies and effectiveness of the team, processes, data, and systems to enable improvements in the end-to-end process workflow.
* Develop and lead an efficient and motivated team to delivery of accurate and timely Receivables information and results.
* Communication and Stakeholder engagement – maintain effective communication with key stakeholders developing strong and positive relationships.


* Proven experience in similar Accounts Receivable leadership roles.
* Experience of processing high volume transactions across complex structures.
* Knowledge of accounting and VAT principles is essential, enabling production of accurate VAT returns.
* Experience of running & driving improvements within an Accounts Receivable function
* Track record of managing and developing high performing team
* Experience of Oracle Fusion or similar complex financial systems, e.g., SAP


* Strong ownership and accountability along with a positive can do attitude.
* Ability to assess performance from a holistic view, drawing out key areas for improvement and resolution.
* Strong data analysis & problem solving skills, utilising information to draw out areas of concerns, route causes and trends driving improvements in overall performance and effectiveness.
* Excellent customer service and communication skills required, ability to convey financial information to all staff members.
* Uses time management techniques to plan and organise workload, managing peaks and troughs in workload.
* Strong people management skills establishing clear training and development plans for individuals and team.
* Strong communication and engagement skills.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in further detail, please contact Brandon.



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