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Group Sales Ledger Manager

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, £65,000 - £70,000 , Contract

Posted: 19 hours ago


Established in 1993, Caretech is a leading nationwide social care provider delivering a package of high quality, individually tailored care and support solutions to children, young people, and adults across the UK.
We support people with a variety of needs from adults with everyday complex care requirements to specialist support for children and young persons. These needs may involve caring for individuals with learning disabilities, autistic disorder, sensory impairment or mental health issues.
Our approach is very much tailored to the individual, placing the people that we care for at the heart of everything we do. Caretech supports people within their own homes, the community in which they reside, residential or nursing care facilities as well as offering a broad choice of supported living schemes.
In relation to children and young people, we are able to provide many avenues of support from quality-led local fostering agencies to highly specialised residential care.
The Group Sales Ledger Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring all revenue circa 450m for the Caretech Group and its subsidiaries is invoiced, collected and allocated accurately and timely.
Responsible for the Accounts Receivable teams achieving cash collections metrics and the primary escalation point for queries from Senior leaders /Accounts Receivable team, including pricing, rates, start/ end dates and contracts - some of which are of a complex nature.
Other ad hoc day-to-day duties are also required in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial operations, whilst complying with company policies and procedures to ensure that a high level of customer service is upheld at all times.
This is a great opportunity to put your own stamp on a developing department within a growing organisation, maintaining high billing accuracy, mentoring new managers while reducing outstanding debt balances and ensuring high cash collections.
* Responsible for a department of thirty staff members with and five direct reports including billing, residents finance.
* Responsible for the billing and collection of 450 million annual revenue within Caretech Group.
* Ensuring the Order to Cash process has been implemented and is being adhered to.
* Responsible for integrating the Adults and Children's services division.
* Setting cash and debt targets for the group to ensure excellent Working Capital metrics.
* Conducting fortnightly ledger reviews with Accounts Receivable controllers/supervisor and escalating any concerns to the Group Financial Controller.
* Responsible for all projects relating to new billing and upgrades of Sales Ledger modules within Coldharbour Financials.
* Lead role for any integrations relating to billing and collections for new acquisitions.
* Ensuring weekly and monthly reports on cash collections and billings are being sent to relevant stakeholders.
* Identifying areas for improvement, using innovative solutions and providing leadership to oversee changes and improvements
* Ensuring accrued and deferred revenue relating to the billing team is reviewed and resolved in a timely manner.
* Attending monthly working capital Meetings with CFO, Group FC, CEO, and Head of Treasury.
* Understanding billing processes of the Caretech Group and its subsidiaries
* Approving credit notes and cash refunds as part of a DOA.
* Reviewing documentation for any audits.
* Responsible for month end close process and reporting for Accounts Receivable.
* Managing relationships with key stakeholders inside the business including Exec and Board level management.
* Other ad hoc tasks, as needed.
Experience and Skills Required:
* At least ten years of Accounts Receivable or Credit Management in fast-paced, fast changing environments.
* Experience in managing change through management teams.
* Turnaround/transformations within a collections/ Sales Ledger, Credit Management environment.
* Understanding of different payment mechanisms and allocation methods.
* Intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
* Working knowledge of integrations, projects and process changes.
* Experience of presenting to senior stakeholders/board level staff.
* Ability to manage a wide range of stakeholders within a large and complex business.
For a full job description please apply with a covering letter and CV

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Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
£65,000 - £70,000