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Credit Controller

Posted: March 2019

Hours: 40

Location: Castle Donington

Salary: competitive salary

Closing Date: 1st April 2019

Job Description:

Role Summary

You will be responsible for controlling specific sections of accounts within the sales ledger, whilst facilitating a high level of cash-flow in order to minimize levels of overdue debt, also ensuring that invoices are created as requested and to ensure that they are sent out to your customers in both a timely and accurate manner with effective back up thus ensuring a first class delivery service.

  • Key Responsibilities
  • Timely and effective collection of debt in accordance with customer payments terms
  • Obtaining sign off on credit limits for any accounts allocated to you where an order is on hold, on a daily basis, releasing held orders according to procedure
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices, whilst maintaining contact with the customer
  • Actively maintain and adhere to finance processes, systems & business policies
  • Achieve monthly cash-collection targets allocated to you (if set) and provide monthly details to managers of specific debts as requested
  • Manage reminder letters and check for 100% accuracy
  • Monitor your debtor’s ledger and report any anomalies or concerns to management as necessary
  • Suspend credit facilities in accordance with credit policy
  • Be aware of duties performed by other team members to enable adequate cover to be provided at all times of holiday, absence, lunch
  • Perform ad hoc duties as requested by Management, maintain a professional persona when dealing with customers and colleagues as a representative of the Company

You will be a self-starter with the ability to use own initiative to resolve problems. You will be tenacious and have a commitment to getting the job done in a pro-active enthusiastic manner. Previous Credit Control experience desirable but we would be interested in hearing from individuals looking to start a career in Credit Control. You will have excellent communication skills and love talking on the telephone – you will enjoy building relationships with your customers

You will have strong analytical skills and have the ability to reconcile complex accounts with excellent attention to detail.

A good working knowledge of MS office packages with intermediate skills in Excel desirable

You will have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to maintain flexibility and a positive attitude in a demanding environment.