Accounts Receivable Team Lead

Nottingham | England | United Kingdom

Multi Packaging Solutions is a print-based specialty packaging business within WestRock that focuses on healthcare and high-end consumer markets, including confectionery, cosmetics, premium spirits and media packaging. This business provides its customers with an extensive array of premium folding cartons, inserts, labels and rigid packaging across a variety of substrates and finishes. For more information, visit

For our office in Nottingham, we are currently looking for an experienced

Accounts Receivable Team Lead 

How You Will Impact WestRock MPS:

  • To be the counter point between the business and 3rd party outsourced supplier for AR related Issues
  • Monitor processing volumes daily and ensure corrective timely action is taken if above acceptable limits
  • Ensure all WestRock polices are adhered to by Outsourced Shared Service Centre
  • Be the first point of escalation for the Outsourced Shared Service Centre for all accounts receivable issues
  • Be the first point of escalation for Finance Managers for all accounts receivable issues
  • Monitor and ensure that the bank reconciliation is completed each day, liaising with plant, Outsourced Shared Service Centre, AP Lead, and Collections Lead.
  • Act as escalation point for Supplier who are not receiving levels of service expected from Outsourced Shared Service Centre
  • Lead Standardisation of AR processes and procedures
  • Lead AR area in Transition to new delivery Centre
  • Assist in Implementation of new technologies
  • Monitor and ensure all Credit notes and Ad hoc invoices are approved in line with AR matrix
  • Ensure AR matrix pack and SOP’s are up to date at all times
  • Review and ensure all possible Early settlement discounts are being taken in line with agreements
  • Ensure all process are SOX compliant and in line with internal controls and processes
  • Ensure all cash is applied with strict time lines and applied to invoice level
  • To be actively involved in projects relating to the AR and reconciliation areas and to continuously improve business processes
  • Assist in strategizing future state of European AR management state and developing a roadmap of execution

What you need to succeed:

  • Min. two years of experience in leading accounts receivable function
  • Experience in B2B customer management in multi-plant / legal entity structure
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills and experience in interacting with both external suppliers and divisions
  • Be able to proactively build relationships with suppliers and departments
  • Must be very organised and systematic in approach to work
  • Advanced MS Excel, MS word and PowerPoint
  • Must have good time management skills and be able to meet strict deadlines
  • Willing to travel as required

What we offer:

  • Attractive salary + incentive, reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • A corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • A role in which you can prove and further develop your skills
  • Work in a multinational context - international clients and project teams


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