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Transactional Finance Manager

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Transactional Finance Manager £48,000 - £50,000 Knowsley, Hybrid


Salary: £48,000 - £50,000
Location: Liverpool

Our client is seeking a Transactional Finance Manager to join their dynamic team. This role offers the flexibility of hybrid working, three days per week required in the office. The successful candidate will be responsible for organising transactional teams, managing balance sheet reconciliations, leading process improvements, and supporting various internal teams. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment where you can utilise your strong communication skills and ability to build relationships both externally and internally.

* Opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
* Hybrid working model - only three days per week in the office
* Enhanced company benefits including pension, well-being schemes, and holidays increasing with service

What you'll do:
As a Transactional Finance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in organising and managing transactional teams to ensure high standards of processing accuracy. You will lead process improvements within the department, driving efficiency and consistency across all operations. Your role will involve supporting various internal teams such as cash management and accounts payable, ensuring accurate reconciliations and timely supplier payments. You will also be responsible for providing clear information to finance and wider business management teams, highlighting any issues or trends. This role requires a proactive individual who can align team objectives with the strategic goals of the department.

* Organise the transactional teams ensuring high standard of processing accuracy and efficient resource utilisation
* Manage the completion of Balance Sheet reconciliations of the Transaction Team, understanding and clearing any variances
* Lead process improvements within the department to improve efficiencies and consistency
* Support the cash management team ensuring accurate reconciliations
* Support the accounts payable team ensuring timely supplier payments and effective query resolution
* Ensure timely collection of debt and escalate non-collection accordingly
* Support sourcing and merchandising teams ensuring accuracy of changes in supplier terms
* Provide clear information to finance and wider business management teams highlighting issues, trends, and performance
* Align team objectives with the strategic goals of the department
* Manage delivery of business led projects that impact on transaction teams

What you bring:
The ideal Transactional Finance Manager will bring a wealth of experience in managing high volumes of transactions, particularly in Accounts Payable and Cash Reconciliations. You will have proven experience of managing within a wider financial team and the ability to build strong relationships both externally and internally. Your technical strength will enable you to manage all areas of accounts payable and external requirements. A pragmatic individual, you will have strong communication skills, confidence, and a self-starter attitude. Your high standards of professionalism and accountability, coupled with your influencing skills, will make you an asset to the team.

* Comfortable with high volume of transactions, ideally with experience in Accounts Payable and Cash Reconciliations
* Experience of managing within a wider financial team
* Ability to build strong relationships both externally & internally
* Ability to complete tasks to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* Technically strong to manage all areas of accounts payable and external requirements
* Ability to identify opportunities for cost saving / efficiency
* Experience of working with multiple systems
* Strong communication skills, confidence, self-starter attitude
* High standards of professionalism and accountability with influencing skills
* Positive attitude towards Change and new ideas

What sets this company apart:
Our client offers enhanced company benefits including pension, well-being schemes, and holidays that increase with service. They also provide superb onsite facilities and free parking. This is an organisation that truly values its employees, offering a supportive work environment where everyone is encouraged to reach their full potential.

What's next:
Ready for the next step in your career? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!
Apply today by sending your CV!

Liverpool, Merseyside, Lancashire

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance Manager

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £48,000 - £50,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Liverpool

Job Reference: 50994523/001

Date posted: 17 May 2024

Consultant: Rachel Smyth

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