Credit Controller / Accounts Assistant

Posted 02 March 2023
Salary £24000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: Part-time or Full-time
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Credit Controller / Accounts Assistant | £24,000 - £28,000 | Preston | 3 month FTC | Fantastic team and working environment

I’m proud to be partnering a highly-valued client in their urgent search for a Credit Controller / Accounts Assistant to join the team and support the business whilst they undergo a period of sustained growth.

This temporary role will consist of approximately 50% Credit Control duties and the remaining 50% supporting the wider transactional finance team, processing invoices, etc. Given the requirement to hit the ground running in this role, the ideal candidate will boast good transactional experience and be a confident and chatty character. Additionally, candidates seeking part-time and full-time employment will all be considered.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Chasing overdue invoices and payments in a timely manner
  • Building positive working relations with key accounts
  • Dispute any deductions/credit requests that are invalid
  • Manage internal and external queries relating to customer accounts
  • Monitoring any orders placed on hold due to customer account queries
  • Process incoming bank receipts onto the system and allocating to customer accounts
  • Process cheques onto the system, allocating to customer accounts and banking cheques
  • Updating the Credit Note Analysis report on a daily basis
  • Processing and coding invoices
  • Opening new accounts for customers, performing credit checks and terms reviews
  • Using initiative to suggest and develop any improvements to current ways of working
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as and when required
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Previous experience of working as a Credit Controller
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and time-keeping skills
  • High attention to detail and able to take ownership of their role
  • Good IT and MS Excel skills
  • Able to remain calm and professional when dealing with difficult situations
“Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Jack Moss at 07432597035, or see our website at”