Transactional Finance Manager

Posted 28 June 2024
Salary £45000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension,
LocationNorth London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are working with an established retailer hiring a Transactional Finance Manager based in North London. We are looking to talk to candidates who have Accounts Payable & Receivable experience as well as management. This cimpany offers hybrid working; (3 days per week). This person will play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of finance; ensuring timely and accurate payment to suppliers, processing transactional level data to ultimately ensure that accurate and timely financial information can be reported to the Board and key business stakeholders.

Accounts Payable Responsibilities

  • Monitoring of key Accounts Payable inboxes and responding to queries
  • Processing purchase invoices and credit notes, for both central as well as international region expenses
  • Ensure invoices are correctly authorised at the relevant level
  • Performing reconciliations of supplier statements and resolving any discrepancies
  • Managing supplier accounts, ensuring timely payment of creditors
  • Preparation of payment runs
  • Liaising with relevant teams to resolve queries
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details within the purchase ledger

Accounts Receivable Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of the end-to-end accounts receivable process
  • Completing credit checks on new customers
  • Creation of new customer accounts on Microsoft Navision
  • Review and issuing of sales invoices, credit memos and statements to customers
  • Managing debt collection of debtors
    • Proactive ownership of reviewing aged accounts receivables listing with the wholesale team and recommending corrective actions for aged debts
    • Running a high volume AR inbox, proactively and promptly resolving queries


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualities:

  • Previous experience working within the purchase ledger is essential
  • Experience within retail/ecommerce desirable
  • Experience working in a multicurrency environment would be helpful but not essential