Credit Controller

Posted 22 June 2022
Salary£23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits and bonus
LocationRochdale
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceHB36182CCR
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are recruiting an Credit Controller on behalf of a well-established and rapidly growing business based in Rochdale. The business has been established over 20 years and has gone from strength to strength. In the last 3 years, they have almost doubled their turnover and now operate in 2 continents, with a strong, market leading presence in the UK.  

We are ideally seeking a Credit Controller with at least 2 years’ experience in an end-to-end role, from credit checking to aged debt chasing. The current structure is a team of 3 with a Team Leader heading up the team. The purpose of the role is collect debt from UK and US customers in a range of currencies and perform all required credit checking reports in accordance with the company Credit Policy.

Salary and benefits:

Salary – up to £25k per annum plus bonus up to £2.5k, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 with length of service, free on-site parking, pension. Some hybrid working and flexibility on working hours can be available.

Responsibilities include:
  • To produce all necessary credit checking reports for both new customers and existing customers in line with the Credit Policy
  • Assist with the progression of Sales Estimates to Live Orders in the system
  • To manage, monitor and review the credit scores for existing customers on a regular basis in line with the Credit policy
  • To ensure that all outstanding debts are chased using appropriate methods and in accordance with the Credit Policy and Debt Chasing Procedure
  • Ensure accurate record keeping of the ledgers within Access Dimensions using the credit control notes function, in real time
  • Have regular communication with the sales team to ensure customer details are up to date and accurate
  • Have regular communication with the wider Finance team ensuring accurate maintenance of Sales Ledger accounts
  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting as required by the Team Leader
  • Update the cash flow forecast daily with expected future receipts
  • Take incoming calls
  • Regularly monitor the relevant company inboxes and respond on a same day basis to colleagues and customers alike
  • Raise all applications for payment as required
  • Assist with project work on systems, process and controls
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years previous experience in Credit Control
  • Use of Access Dimensions and intermediate Excel skills would be beneficial
  • Good time planning skills and attention to detail
  • A self-starter with excellent team work abilities, who works hard under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills – approachable and down to earth with good communication skills
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore