Credit Controller

Location
London
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
21 Dec 2016
Closes
18 Jan 2017
Ref
00062606
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company: Established in 1890 and located in North West London, NW9 this company is one of the UK's finest suppliers of meat, poultry and game with the principles of providing quality products and great service.

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance the Credit Controller will be a key member of the Accounts team. The Credit Controller will maintain an effective Credit Control system that prevents bad debts and late payments. In addition to this they will work together with colleagues to ensure that the objectives of the department, and the company, are met.

Main Duties Include:

- Maintain effective credit control function ensuring customers pay within their agreed terms
- Identify and develop key contacts with customer to facilitate payment
- Maintain credit control spreadsheet by updating payments received daily and updating collections board
- Deal efficiently with queries preventing settlement of debt
- Reconcile large accounts to ensure customers capture 100% of due invoices when payment is made.
- Allocate payments received in accordance with customer remittances
- Produce Monthly Statements at the beginning of each month and email to key contact
- Chase debt by telephone / email / letter as required
- Report seriously overdue accounts to Managing Director and put such accounts on stop when instructed.
- Instruct Solicitor to start collection action when necessary
- Monitor customer balances to ensure credit limits are adhered to.
- Manage Credit Insurance Policy and credit limits
- Liaise with the Sales Team to resolve outstanding queries preventing payment
- Update all weekly / monthly reports and distribute to Managing Director
- Working to strict monthly collection targets.
- Provide customers with documents they require in order to make payments i.e Copy Invoices, Credit Notes, Proof of Deliveries.

Person Specification

- Experience in Credit Control working on a large ledger
- Competent Excel user
- Enjoy working in a team
- Excellent telephone manner and email etiquette
- Must be organised with good attention to detail
- Flexible and Adaptable
- Able to work to tight deadlines and meet collection targets.
- Can-do Attitude

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