Accounts Receivable Manager

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>About VICE Media Group</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group is the world's largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world. VICE Media Groups portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and Garage, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Based in our London office, the Finance department is a newly centralised shared services team for EMEA who play a busy and vital role within the VICE Media Group. </span></p>
<p><strong>Role x You </strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As our highly motivated and experienced Accounts Receivable Manager, you will oversee the billing process which includes providing support to both internal and external users to ensure that we can provide excellent service to our customer. You will be responsible for managing a team of 4 associates and will report to the Director of Accounting (based in NY) with a dotted line reporting to the EMEA Controllership team.</span></p>
<p><strong>Responsibilities </strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure high quality invoice and collection processes that comply with appropriate legislation</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure effective performance of cash flow is achieved through maximising cash collection and reducing debts to targeted level</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Handle escalations for AR associates and tackle difficult collections</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Liaise internally with other departments to manage/ drive collections and resolve disputes</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Regular review of AR aging reports and customer accounts reconciliations</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive the collection process, ensuring that the team is developed and motivated to achieve monthly targets</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Review and approve all invoices generated by associates for accuracy and completeness </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage and oversee all intercompany chargebacks and reconciliations</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Monthly review of bad debts and adequacy of bad debt provisions</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables’ data </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Oversee the cash flow forecast from the receivables perspective</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintain Accounts Receivable Subledger and reconcile the accounts receivable ledger accounts to the Trial Balance </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintain accounts receivable files and records </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Review internal processes on an ongoing basis, identify any potential opportunities to improve and implement necessary changes.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support the delivery of internal and external audits requirements</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Management and talent progression of 4 direct reports</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Experience </strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Senior core credit management experience with proven track record in cash collection</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience using cloud based ERP systems required</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in Media/Advertising industry or fast paced environment preferred </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel / Word </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solid understanding of basic accounting principles and good knowledge of VAT across EMEA</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with multiple legal entities and multiple currencies</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong communication skills with ability to provide succinct and articulate credit analysis and recommendations within VICE</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to work independently as well as across functional teams and provide a credible voice for the AR team</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong team management skills</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Great interpersonal skills</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’ll be confident, adaptable, detail oriented with strong time management and prioritization skills </span></li>