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New Opportunitiespoint

Commercial WIP & Billings Manager – Salary up to £38,000 DoE – VFR3054B

Role:               Commercial WIP & Billings Manager  

Sector:            Creative Agency

Location:         Shoreditch, London

Salary:            £32,000 – £38,000

Permanent:     Hybrid 1-day WFH

Reporting To: MD and Group Financial Controller

Ref:                 VisionFR3054B

VisionFR are delighted to be assisting a leading, award winning creative agency with their search for a Commercial WIP & Billings Manager – this is a new finance role and the position will bridge between Finance and Production team, working closely with the Content, AV and Design teams

 Commercial WIP & Billings Manager Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Setting up Users on Paprika
  • Set up new Customers
  • Close working relationship with producers to maintain an overview of job status 
  • Overseeing billings – creating and submitting invoices
  • Weekly checking of time sheet entries, ensuring all fields filled out accurately + chasing anyone with missing info 
  • Keeping an overview of all live jobs + hours against them
  • Checking in on part billing jobs with significant hours entered against them 
  • Working with producers on large multi-asset campaigns to calculate hours and overages and prepare cost summaries for clients 
  • Tracking direct costs and ensuring we are billing clients in a timely manner 
  • Chasing clients for payment 
  • Set up new Supplier accounts
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Maintaining month end Purchase Order reports
  • Managing and tracking exchange rates across multiple currencies
  • Oversight of VAT rules across different countries
  • Run reports from software as requested.

Commercial WIP & Billings Manager  Key Attributes Required:

  • Previous billing/ finance experience working within a Creative Agency, ideally in a similar role.
  • Confident liaising with stakeholders
  • Paprika software desirable not essential
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem solving skills and initiative
  • Great organisational skills
  • Excellent time management

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, inclusion and eliminating unlawful discrimination within our workforce and whilst fulfilling our Client recruitment needs.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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