Transactional Finance Manager

Salary/Rate:£40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are recruiting for a nationally recognised organisation, who are looking for a Transactional Finance Manager in Sheffield.

This role provides a unique opportunity for someone looking for their next challenge. It is suited to a Transactional Finance Manager who is people-focused with a strong affinity for management whilst having a keen interest in taking ownership of an improvement project. You will be supporting a large team who will look to you for guidance throughout these changes being implemented. 

What will you be doing?

  • Deliver best-in-class purchase ledger processes and procedures ensuring invoices are paid accurately and timely.
  • Maintain an accurate and reconciled sales and purchase ledger.
  • Ensure that records are maintained in an accurate and timely fashion consistent with the regulatory and financial performance management needs.
  • Be accountable for the delivery of high-volume transactional processing, ensuring that policies and processes are adhered to across the organisation, and that financial risk is minimised.
  • Ensure financial processes adhere to policies and procedures and always meet required accounting standards.
  • Ensure that evolving technical requirements are appropriately recorded, process-mapped and agreed upon with stakeholders, to ensure continued compliance.
  • Apply subject-specific technical expertise, insight, initiative, and judgment to ensure the highest standards of enquiry resolution and process completion are achieved.
  • Run Debt Management meetings with stakeholders across the organisation, clearly articulating current debtor positions and actions being taken to resolve or mitigate risks and issues.
  • Review current sales and purchase ledger processes and procedures identifying and delivering opportunities to improve, always ensuring they are fit for purpose.
  • Foster and maintain a spirit of continuous development, engaging and empowering teams to improve service delivery and create a positive working environment for team members.
  • Effectively develop and manage strong relationships with stakeholders to support excellent service delivery.
  • Develop, empower, and motivate a high-performing team to hit and exceed targets consistently. Support and empower managers to provide excellent support to their people, both in technical expertise and good people management.
  • Implement a performance management culture in line with policies, including making sure that 1-1s, performance and development reviews and team meetings take place regularly and with recorded outcomes and actions.

What skills are we looking for?

  • People-orientated approach to management with strong communication skills
  • Transactional Finance Manager experience covering both AR and AP
  • A strong understanding of financial control
  • Studying/qualified ACCA/CIMA (desirable) 
  • Evident process improvement experience

What's on offer?

  • Flexible/Hybrid working (3 days a week)
  • Project management experience 
  • Competitive salary up to £60,000
  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days increasing with longevity of service

Send us your CV below, or contact Hannah Bateman for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: HB/4922Post Date: 25.06.24

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Hannah Sharp (Nee Bateman)

Hannah Sharp (Nee Bateman)

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