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 www.westrock-mps.com.

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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