Ref
18349
Business Unit/Department
Talon UK | Finance
Location
London (Hybrid)
Employment type
Contractor
Closing date
23/08/2022
Salary
£50,000 - £55,000
Description

ABOUT US

Talon was established in 2012 with the ambition to create a global Out of Home (OOH) agency providing uncompromised advice and service for our clients. Today we are a high growth independent full service OOH agency with a team of over 150 people globally.

Together we are dedicated to driving client value through a combination of teamwork, expertise, creativity, data and proprietary technology.  We are agile and entrepreneurial our simple philosophy enables us to deliver outstanding work: Smarter as Standard

There's never been a more exciting time to be involved with OOH and we're excited about the next chapter.

 

OUR VALUES AND HOW WE WORK TOGETHER

WE ARE BOLD

We think big, we innovate and respectfully challenge the status quo, we take pride in ourselves, our work and our partnerships.

  • We Embrace change
  • We Challenge respectfully
  • We Lead the way

WE ARE HUMAN

We are a diverse collective of real, genuine individuals who value respect, fairness, and integrity and expect the same in return.

  • We value collaboration and togetherness
  • We are empathetic
  • We embrace individuality

WE ARE SMART

Our entrepreneurial spirit and learning centric culture ensures our knowledge provides maximum value to each other and our clients.

  • We Grow and learn
  • We are trusted
  • We are mission possible

THE ROLE

Talon has an exciting opportunity for an AP Manager to join our award-winning Finance team. The successful candidate must be a team player with strong people management skills, provide guidance and operational support to the AP team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS

  • Manage all AP team members to ensure they are working efficient and effectively, striving to build continuity and stability within the group.
  • Supervise AP transactions and ensure these are performed in line with the company policies for UK & International businesses (ex-US)
  • Key point of contract for suppliers and customers ensuring the facilitation of enquiries and a credible and reliable route for escalation.
  • Identify with the Transactional Finance Manager regarding process improvements and way to implement sustainable and robust controls at both a business and finance level
  • Drive weekly meetings with Team regarding ongoing queries and outstanding issues.
  • Support the Transactional Finance Manager with all internal and external audit queries as they arise.
  • Other ad hoc duties relating to the AP ledger.

 

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

Behaviours/Skills/Knowledge/Personal Attributes:

  • Proven work experience as an Accounts Payable or Supervisor.
  • Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to create and present detailed reports.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Proven track record of driving improvements in financial control and financial process, adept at challenging the status quo where necessary and recommending new approaches / efficiencies.
  • Great team player who is able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines whilst managing the expectations of key stakeholders.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Previous experience of working in the media industry desirable but not essential.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Netsuite experience preferable.
  • Media experience, or experience in a high volume transactional business with regular AP statement reconciliation key
  • Treasury / process improvement experience

 

 

Talon is an equal opportunities employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ and develop a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and brands that we represent.