credit Controller

Posted 16 November 2022
Salary £25000 - £29000 per annum, Benefits: Flexible Working
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKallista Armitage

Job description

This is an excellent opportunity to join the credit control team and assist the Accounts Receivable Manager with the workload. Due to growth, they are experiencing an higher number of transactions and need to grow headcount by another 2 people.

The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure accuracy and completeness of the sales ledger, managing assigned customers to ensure invoices are collected within agreed payment terms by and collecting outstanding debt.

As the business is growing and will continue to, it is essential that the candidate has at least 1-2 years’ experience in credit control. The system they operate on is bespoke, so use of any other accounting system is essential. Intermediate use of Excel (Lookups/Pivot Tables) is also essential.

Responsibilities include:
  • Responsibility for managing effectively a share of the debtor book of the company
  • Daily collection of due amounts via telephone, email and letter
  • Investigate disputes in order to secure a payment
  • Dealing with and resolving queries in a prompt manner through a helpdesk ticketing system
  • Building Strong relationships with finance departments of our client base
  • Liaising with the Account Managers on any collection issues with their clients
  • Processing refund payments to the client ensuring internal systems are updated once cleared by the bank
  • Resolving unallocated receipts / credit balances
  • Liaising with clients following incorrect or missing remittances
  • Preparing and issuing consolidated invoices twice a month
  • Assist the Accounts Receivable Manager with ongoing improvements within the department

Experience/skills required:

  • Have previous experience working within a similar role
  • Have demonstrable energy, flexibility, proactivity and a “can do” attitude
  • Be able to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Have the ability to work independently, and within a team, to achieve individual and departmental targets
  • Good analytical and excel skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • A solid understanding of finance is essential (AAT qualification or above is preferred but not essential)
  • Have experience working with office and finance systems
  • Have excellent time management skills and attention to detail

In return, the business offers a relaxed working environment with hybrid working as well as a competitive benefits package. The candidate will be expected to be able to work from the office, 8.45-5.30 with an hours lunch (38.75h).

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