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Finance Team Leader

Reference: 21490


Belfast, County Antrim


£30000 - £40000

Job Type


Date Posted

16 October, 2023

Working Capital Team Lead

As a Team Lead you will ensure the timely and accurate workload management and excellent customer service within approved SLAs for the finance department.

The Team Lead is responsible for managing a team that is focused on optimizing cashflow through revenue processes such as billing and accounts receivable management. The role requires the ability to analyse data, communicate effectively, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve finance metrics and reduce risk. The ideal candidate has experience in managing a team, is detail-oriented, and will have some experience in accounting, finance, or treasury.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the day-to-day running of the team, assisting the manager to deliver training and manage change with current processes.
  • Lead the implementation of process changes and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Assist with Working Capital activities in Billing and Credit Control.
  • Analyse data to identify areas for improvement and develop actionable recommendations.
  • Work with Manager to set challenging team goals and objectives and turn into individual objectives.
  • Monitor and report on Working Capital metrics and provide insights to senior management.
  • Ensure clear people development and succession plan for the team.
  • Hold regular one-to-ones with team members and provide coaching.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures related to Working Capital Management.
  • Advise on escalations and provide advice and guidance to team as necessary.
  • Identify and escalate risks and issues as appropriate to senior manager.

As a leader, you should be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver high quality client service through the building of strong trusted advisor relationships with customers and internal senior management. You will have a proven record of encouraging and fostering a collaborative working environment. Also, you should demonstrate a high level of professionalism at all times and flexible working approach.

Experience & Skills:

We are looking for someone with min. two years’ experience in a supervisory or team lead role, with excellent attention to detail, proven leadership skills and a proactive attitude.

  • Experience & awareness of working with customers across differing countries and cultures.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge and understand and identify solutions to technical issues.
  • The ability to create and establish credibility with the team very quickly.
  • Agile communicator and able to deliver difficult messages sensitively and resolve conflict.
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills with an aptitude to understand new concepts quickly.
  • Ability to manage impact of change within the team.

Joining an award-winning professional services firm who are well-known for their learning & development, progression opportunities and company culture, you will be advancing your career and developing your skills in a company that can help you reach your professional goals.

What’s of offer?

  • Competitive Salary, depending on experience level, within £30-£40K range.
  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Enhanced Pension Contribution
  • Perks & Discounts
  • Family & Social Groups / Events
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources and Events

Other important info to consider:

Office Location: Belfast

Working Model: Hybrid Optional (3 days in the office per week & 2 days WFH)

Regular Working Pattern: Monday – Friday

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

If this is of interest to you, please submit your CV for consideration or get in touch with Catherine at Abacus Careers for more information.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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