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We are currently looking for an Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Manager to join our Financial Shared Services team, and manage our AP and AR teams, making sure a consistent and stable cashflow is maintained.
What will you be doing in this role?
As the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Manager at Tunstall, you will manage the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams, making sure the team are appropriately trained, with the right procedures, and processes in place to hit target, and achieve month end close down deadlines, helping to ensure a consistent and stable cashflow is maintained.
This is an exciting, challenging, and varied role which will give you the opportunity to work cross functionally and contribute to improving processes and maximising efficiencies.
The Ideal candidate:
You will have proven experience as a supervisor or manager of an Accounts Receivable (Credit Control) and/or Accounts Payable (Purchase Ledger) team. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with demonstrable experience of leading a team and fostering a culture of continuous improvement is vital to the success of this role. You will be proactive, methodical, and with a high attention to detail.
What we offer:
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Holiday purchase scheme
Volunteer day to support a cause you are passionate about
Car benefit scheme
Dedicated 24/7 employee benefits platform ‘Verlingue’ that include things like: free eye tests, a cycle to work scheme, retail discounts,
EAP WeCare service - including a 24/7 online GP and mental health counselling service,
Subsidised on-site canteen,
Free car parking
A warm and welcoming team environment
Development and a chance to build a rewarding career
Some of your key responsibilities would be:
Responsible for the end-to-end sales ledger process, from initial invoicing of the sale through to the successful collection of all monies due,
Set team and individual cash collection targets, monitoring, and reporting on performance daily,
Responsible for the end-to-end purchase ledger process, from processing supplier invoices in a timely manner through to supplier payments, management of GRNI and reconciliation of supplier accounts,
Identify and contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the business and maximise cashflow,
Work cross functionally to ensure that all queries across both areas are resolved, identifying, and recommending changes in process to improve query resolution issues,
Work cross functionally to embed No Purchase Order No Pay policy across the organisation,
Work alongside the Finance team to provide input into cashflow forecasting, specifically receipts and supplier payment forecasts,
Ensure that all processes are fully documented and updated as required,
Manage, coach, and develop the team, ensuring all tasks are completed to deadlines and that team leaders have the ability to deputise as required,
Work cross functionally on department related ad hoc projects,
Act as an ambassador for the company, offering a great level of service every time.
Key skills and experience:
Proven experience in an Accounts Payable (Purchase Ledger) or Accounts Receivable (Credit Control) management or supervisory role
Proven people management experience, including coaching and development,
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, able to communicate, clearly and concisely, across all levels of the organisation in a clear and professional manner,
Ability to influence key stakeholders across the business,
Methodical and organised approach to work,
Able to effectively prioritise own workload and workload of the team to meet strict deadlines,
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, including lookups and pivot tables,
Proactive approach to issue resolution and process improvement,
Collaborative attitude, used to working as part of a team and cross functionally,
Good problem solver, with a high attention to detail.
Desirable skills and experience
Experience of working with ERP systems (preferably IFS),
Experience of developing credit risk processes,
CICM or AAT qualified.
If you are not sure if you have the relevant skills or experience, then please apply (only takes a few minutes) and let our team review and come back to you.
A bit about us:
Tunstall is a market-leading health and care technology provider.
We’re passionate about ensuring our team reflects the brilliant and unique qualities of the people and communities we support. Our incredible team of more than 3,000 colleagues provides life saving and life changing technology and services to millions of people in 18 different countries.
At Tunstall you’ll find a place where you’re valued and celebrated for being yourself. We empower our people to deliver the very best teamwork, innovation and thought leadership by creating an environment where we champion diversity and inclusion. We demonstrate our commitment to diversity and inclusion at each step. From our open, fair, and transparent recruitment processes, through to the many development and career growth opportunities we provide.
Each Tunstall colleague has a superpower… they’re unique. No one else is them, and we think that’s special. Come and join our mission and be part of our team, our One Tunstall team