Invoice Controller - Remote home based

Nils Lloyd-Penny
Date Posted
03 Jun 2020
Work Type
Full Time
Private Equity Investor
0 Day(s)
Very competitive day rate salary d.o.e

Our client is a Jersey based PE Investor. They are looking for an experienced Accountant to take on a key role as Invoice Controller in their business.

This role can be a fully remote, home working role and can therefore be based anywhere.

The role can be done part time (probably 3 days per week). The key is finding a candidate with a traditional PL clerk type mentality to get on top of the invoice process in the business. 

To provide a first-class administrative support service our client, all administered Vehicles and the various Advisory offices.

The role has multiple contact points with outside admin providers, banks and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collate and process the invoices relating to actual deal project costs against budget for all active Fund investments on an in-house supplier tracking system to allow for close monitoring of project costs.
  • Collate and process the invoices relating to actual expenses on an in-house supplier tracking system to allow for close monitoring of operating expenses.
  • Provide and further develop Management Information through reports to relevant boards and stakeholders on project status, supplier spend and controlling initiatives.
  • Arrange for payment of all received invoices in an accurate and timely fashion by the admin team through liaison with the admin and accounting teams.
  • Update the status of paid invoices through monitoring within the online payments system, EQ
  • Assist with any new systems or upgrades relevant to the role
  • Liaison with outsourced admin provider who processes the majority of invoices
  • Managing the handling of and response to inbound queries collected via a central inbox
  • Generally draw on prior experience to ensure that the status of invoices is known within our client as well as at suppliers.
  • You will be actively involved in the monitoring, controlling and reporting on deal costs for all active Funds as well as the operating costs of our client

  • As this is a remote role, you must be set up for home working and video conference calls
  • You should have demonstrable experience of being able to manage several workstreams simultaneously in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • General IT capability; Microsoft Office suite ; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe PDF
  • Technologically proficient to be able to interrogate different systems, particularly a willingness to learn new systems where in-house ones are used.
  • Whilst an accountancy qualification may be an advantage for this role no professional qualification is required. Structured training in a large organisation may be an advantage. Also, experience of working in a smaller office environment and company will be highly regarded as roles can be fluid in a small team.
  • The successful candidate will be adaptable in their communication style to suit the various stakeholders and able to work on their own initiative in a remote environment. They will have demonstrable attention to detail and accuracy, with good multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Our client values a diverse team and therefore encourage applicants with different experiences and backgrounds.

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Role: Invoice Controller
Location: Remote home based