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Job listing closed on 27 Mar 2024
18 Mar 2024

Finance Processing Manager

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Finance Processing Manager
Location: Old Trafford - Perm

At Manchester United, we want to create a high-performance culture where everyone can be their best and thrive.

We are committed to the continual growth and development of colleagues through access to skills platforms such as LinkedIn Learning. We also offer a range of wellbeing support, including an employee assistance programme, access to health checks, digital GPs & nutritionists through Aviva Digicare+ Workplace, enhanced family leave, plus schemes such as Cycle 2 Work and holiday purchasing, where you can buy up to 10 extra days of additional leave. When working onsite, you’ll have access to a complimentary lunch and parking every day, alongside gym facilities and regular colleague socials.

From a reward perspective, in recognition of high performance, all colleagues are entitled to an annual performance bonus. As a member of our team, you’ll also gain access to an exclusive range of club and partner discounts via our benefits platform, United Rewards.

Ensuring the club’s finances are strong for the present and secure for the future to meet all our on-pitch ambitions.

Colleagues within our finance team look after financial reporting, compliance, risk management and investor relations.

The Purpose:

To efficiently oversee and enhance the operations of a dynamic sales ledger and purchase ledger department.

The Role:

  • Supervise Sales Ledger, Credit Control, and Purchase Ledger Teams.
  • Assess balances exceeding 90 days in the Trial Balance.
  • Review and approve month-end reports and reconciliations.
  • Evaluate and authorise ad hoc CHAPS and payment runs.
  • Approval of vendor bank details.
  • Approval of player-related and VAT-only invoices.
  • Approval of sales ledger invoices.
  • Assist the credit control team in reporting and collecting debt for Executive club and commercial debtors.
  • Close down Purchase Orders in Medius
  • Implement Medius system amendments to configurations and apply temporary delegations for users.
  • Provide training for new users in Medius.
  • Ensure team processes align with SOX Risk & Control Matrix.
  • Continuously review processes and implement improvements and efficiencies.
  • Manage various audit requests, sampling, and evidence.
  • Serve as the point of contact for finance and the broader business for various queries and inquiries.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects.

The Person:

  • Capable of managing multiple teams and supporting the Head of Financial Operations.
  • Personable with the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Adaptive systems experience, especially in Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Exceptional multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within multiple critical and high-impact deadlines throughout the month.
  • Previous experience processing in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple teams.
  • Experience in system implementations or configuration.
  • Demonstrated time management, administration, and prioritisation skills with diligence.
  • Initiative-taking capability.
  • Ability to manage end-to-end month-end processes.
  • Skills to fulfil various reporting requirements.

Sound interesting? If you'd like to submit your application, please do so by Tuesday 26th March 2024.

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