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Transactions Executive

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £150 - £180 per day

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Contact email:

    Abigail@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    AF - TE - 3947_1554453763

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable function,
    • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all accounts payable invoices.
    • Comply with all internal control procedures to ensure accurate financial records, particularly in relation to capital investments.
    • Adhere to contractual payment terms to ensure smooth operation of the business while maximizing cash flow.
    • Fully support all sourcing initiatives; provide financial data if requested.
    • Adherence to all internal controls procedures relative to AP function.
  • Investigating and resolution of supplier queries.
  • Check any accounts with debit balances.
  • Monthly statement reconciliations of suppliers.
  • Controls of Intra / intercompany trading balances.
  • Controls of vendor rebate trading balances.
  • Looking to find efficiencies.
  • Providing cover and assistance to all members of the Finance team.

  • Accounts Receivable function,
    • Responsible for interacting with customers and internal departments to successfully collect payments.
    • Calls and follows-up on customer accounts based on overdue analysis.
    • Identifies internal issues causing customer disputes and proactively works with internal departments to identify and assist with the implementation of permanent solutions.
    • Apply cash receipts to customer invoices and proactively work with customers and bank to resolve discrepancies.
  • Minimise the bad debt provision.
  • Review of Credit balances and aging of the debtors.

Strong business partnering and ability to work across the organisation

  • Establish business partnerships with members of the Finance Ops team and business stakeholders through accurate reporting.
  • Assembles necessary documentation / recommendation on vendor / customer accounts.
  • Deliver accurate and concise monthly/quarterly actual information in a timely manner.
  • Have the ability to "Tell the story" often under pressure.
  • Prepared to be challenged.
  • Become an active and contributing member of the Finance team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong team building skills and a proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated with high bias for action.

Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills

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