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AP & AR Controller

 
Created on 29/04/2021 @ 08:02


AP & AR Controller

Department: Finance

£12/hour to £17/hour depending on experience

Contract Type: Part Time, 20 hours/week initially with potential to develop into full-time role

Location: Caersws, Powys with potential for home working

About us

Landmark specialise in the design and manufacturing of creative, innovative and bespoke street furniture, working with and enabling our clients to create spaces designed for life www.landmarkstreetfurniture.com

What makes us great is our people – guided by integrity, the Landmark team fulfil their roles with tangible enthusiasm, making great things happen and creating the ultimate in customer experience from beginning to end.

Our Vision

Landmark have a commitment to meeting the most demanding challenges and delivering innovative solutions through our dedicated and talented team who have the customers success at heart. Through a programme of continuous improvement, we will empower our people, contribute to our communities and operate sustainably in every area of our business.

Our Values

Integrity, Purpose and Passion

Role Purpose

Landmark are currently growing rapidly and expanding and are investing in their internal systems and infrastructure to enable the organisation as a whole to take advantage of the opportunities ahead. 

This role is critical to this development. There will be specific focus on billing efficiency, streamlining processes and automating accounting. 

Job Description

Reporting to Senior Management, you will be responsible for fulfilling the Billing, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions; as well as owning the daily cash reporting and bank reconciliation process. You will enjoy striving to make process improvements and enhancing the control environment. The role will take ownership in ensuring all aspects of the transactional ledgers are managed effectively and efficiently through 121’s and KPIs.

This will be an extremely busy role and quickly forming excellent working relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues will be key.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Manage client billing, ensuring accurate and timely billing with key focus in reducing debtor days by working with Operations team to coordinate invoicing submission timeframes. Manage and improve customer collection efficiencies and aged debtors including the development of key metrics and reporting to Senior Management. 

Manage the Payables function ensuring timely and accurate payment of supplier invoices. This will involve processing of goods and expense invoices and supplier statement reconciliations. 

New customer account set up, applying for, and actively managing customer credit limits.

Produce and maintain bank, debtor and creditor balance sheet reconciliations.

Assist with preparation of VAT Returns.

Prepare cashflow reports to help with cash flow planning and help manage the cash/liquidity position of the company.

Collaborate with Senior Management and Accountants to verify budgets and accruals.

Ensure any issues are effectively prioritised and resolved and that resources are optimised.

Any other duties as required.

Required Competencies (Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Attitude) 

Minimum AAT qualified or 7+ years in a combined AR/AP function

Demonstrable experience of having improved working capital operations.

Strong Excel (Pivot tables), Microsoft Office and systems knowledge including Sage 50/Sage Construction experience 

Excellent knowledge of business finance processes and internal controls

Experience in the Construction and/or Manufacturing industry would be beneficial.

Personal Attributes 

High level of personal integrity 

Excellent attention to detail and accuracy 

Ability to prioritise effectively to see things through to a positive conclusion

Clear and efficient communication skills

Ability to work collaboratively and drive change

Resilience

To apply: Send a cover letter with the CV, which is to be emailed to recruitment@landmarkstreetfurniture.com.