AP/AR Manager - Somerset

Competitive - Accountancy / Finance
Ref: 3245 Date Posted: Wednesday 27 Jul 2022
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The Brand

At Brothers we’re passionate about what we do – and we do a lot! 

We make (millions of!) great tasting drinks, have our own exciting brands and sponsor the odd music festival you may have heard of.  We’ve grown fast, doubling in size in the last few years, with many more exciting projects in the pipeline that you can be a part of.

We’re a Curious Mix.

Don’t join us because you want a job, join us because you want to be a part of something.  A place where you can make a difference and where family values remain at the heart of what we do.

We won’t lie, there’s a lot to do… But we will offer you the chance to really build something special, to help us grow a best-in-class team that supports an ambitious, yet friendly, family business.  We need smart, hardworking superstars…  Do you have what it takes?

The Opportunity

Element are partnering alongside Brothers Drinks to recruit an AP/AR Supervisor.  This is a newly created opportunity to work alongside the Finance Manager.

You will Lead the end-to-end AR&AP process at BD, ensuring internal and external stakeholders are well managed, minimising risk and maximising accuracy.

As a AP/AR Supervisor, your responsibilities will comprise but not be limited to:

  • Delivering an efficient and effective credit control process from order to collection, minimising debt risk and maximising process efficiency.
  • Lead the AP process, ensuring a right first-time process with minimal outstanding items (GRNI etc.), and efficient payments balancing cashflow and supplier relationships. 
  • Preparing payments and stewarding their authorisation on a timely basis.
  • Lead, develop and coach the AR/AP team and ensure they meet business and personal goals.
  • Managing the cash/bank process, ensuring accurate and timely posting of information.
  • Preparing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations (bank, sales ledger/purchase ledger) as appropriate.
  • Hands on approach to AP/AR.
  • Ensuring compliance with the control framework, authorisation matrix etc.
  • Supporting the FM/FC etc. with month/year end and any ad-hoc requirements.
  • Support the Payroll and Compliance leader in delivering 100% accuracy of external submissions.
  • Ensuring that the team lives and breathes our cultural behaviours and helping to create a performance-driving mentality.
  • Any and all duties as needed to support an agile and entrepreneurial business to succeed.

The Profile

  • Proven experience in AP, supplier interaction and a strong understanding of process.
  • Proven experience in AR, managing the process and establishing good relationships with customers.
  • Team player and strong stakeholder management.
  • Experience of developing and leading a small team.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please apply through the link below!

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