Credit Controller - Temp to Perm

Posted 01 November 2022
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: plus excellent benefits
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Role: Credit Controller x 2 – Temp ( up to 3 months), temp to perm for the right candidate after 1-3 months.

Location: Manchester City Centre

Pay: £25,000-£30,000 (hourly rate equivalent) - Bonus Available
Hybrid working when permanent

This is a temporary opportunity to assist the Accounts Receivable Manager and the Credit Control team. Due to growth, they are experiencing an higher number of transactions, so for the right person, there is scope for this role to turn permanent.

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 help desk 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, pro-activity 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 for permanent and equivalent staff 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).

For more information, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore.