Receivables Manager

Holland & Barrett International
Warwickshire, West Midlands
19 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

The Receivables Manager is responsible for the management, accounting and reporting of income received, transactional banking, operational cash management and sales ledger. Ensuring financial control (stewardship) is maintained and best practice is always followed. Responsible for managing team of 12 with three direct reports, support through training, development, motivation and promoting a continuous improvement environment.

Main responsibilities:

Manage, lead and develop the Sales and Banking team
Manage lead and develop a small Sales Ledger/Credit Control function
Manage access to banking platforms and ensure all mandates are up to date
Maintain the cashflow model reporting on all balances daily
Responsible for ensuring the cash flow model is updated when required and is robust
Support business banking strategy by building relationships and maintaining bank accounts
Identifying the requirement for and developing a suite of reports to show performance against KPI's for the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable teams to include debtor/creditor days reporting
Responsible for identifying the requirement for and developing a suite of reports to show performance against KPI's for the cash receipts area controlled by the Sales and Banking team with special emphasis on loss prevention
Provide ad hoc reporting to the Head of Corporate Governance and Internal Audit to further assist with loss prevention, attending governance meetings on behalf of Head of Financial Control
Responsible for payment practices reporting via the HMRC portal
Ensure that all month end outputs required by the other teams are prepared under standard accounting practices and completed accurately and to deadline
Assisting the team with more complex journal postings
Assist with month end closures as and when required ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed accurately, on time and with commentary
Training and mentoring direct reports and administrative staff in standard accounting practices
Support the financial control culture by identifying improvements or change
Identify, test, implement and document improvements and enhancements to existing processes
Provide support to the Head of Financial Control on ad-hoc projects as and required
Support the development of an internal control framework to ensure data accuracy and integrity
Actively continuing your own self -development (including full product knowledge) and continuously building skills as a business person and a leader
Demonstrate appropriate behaviours and attributes and excellent stakeholder engagement

The Person:

Qualified Accountant: Chartered or CIMA
Eye for detail
Ability to work in high pressure environment
Able to multi-task, manage several deliverables simultaneously
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
Experience of high volume processing
Strong Excel skills
Make timely and rational decisions based on relevant information and experience
Work calmly and effectively whilst working under pressure and to deadlines


Experienced in multi-site retailer
Experience of banking software
Knowledge of banking practices
Experience of working in a senior treasury role

The Company:

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go