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WIP & Billing Manager

WIP & Billing Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luke Blair

  • Contact email:

    lukeb@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006152_1541604485

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Cedar is currently recruiting a Billing and WIP Manager for a renowned company based in the City of London.
The company brand is well-known, and enjoys a fantastic reputation, and offers a fantastic working environment along with some great benefits.
The successful candidate will be responsible as the first point of contact for the following: project reconciliations, AR, billing, and dealing with ad-hoc queries.
The ideal candidate will boast previous Billing and WIP Management experience and will be able to use this experience to assist with process improvements, all the while bringing a "customer-first", enthusiastic approach.


Some of the duties for the role are:

  • Manage working capital, ensuring accurate completion of invoices, WIP is minimised, an any outstanding invoices are paid.
  • Take charge of WIP meetings, making sure that balances are accurate and accurately reflect the project status.
  • Work with the client service teams to help with their understanding of WIP, ensuring costs are billed punctually
  • Resolve any invoice queries
  • Highlight any high-risk WIP positions to the appropriate team
  • To be involved with project financial reconciliations
  • Process improvements in the billings-to-cash cycle
  • Ad-hoc analysis required by line manager


Key Skills:

  • Previous WIP and Billing experience is essential
  • Previous media or advertising sector experience is highly desirable
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • A comprehensive understanding of the accounting of sales, revenue recognition, WIP, accrued/deferred fees, and costs of sales
  • Working knowledge of VAT
  • High attention to detail


This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.