Credit Controller/ Accounts Assistant for Global Fashion Manufacturer

Essence Resourcing
North London, London
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to company expansion, an excellent opportunity has arisen for Credit Controller to join a successful fashion manufacturer. Reporting into the Financial Controller the role is to ensure the timely collection of sales ledger balances, improving processes and learning and being a part of the wider finance function

The role is looking for someone who has a some experience in chasing debt but someone who also wants to develop and take on wider accounts assistant duties.

  • Manage and maintain the Sales/Purchase ledger - post invoices, credit notes, adjustments and cash on a timely basis ensuring that all entries are posted and up-to-date each week
  • Ensure that the debt collection process is actively pursued and managed through a process of letters and telephone calls to an agreed schedule
  • Assist the Financial Controller with the month end duties, up to trial balance. Duties, such as bank reconciliation, credit card & Petty cash reconciliation etc
  • Assist with General Finance Ad-hoc duties as required
  • Perform all bank reconciliations on monthly basis
  • Ensure that each week the debtors list is reviewed and all debtors which have become overdue by 30 days are then sent a letter reminding them of the terms of payment and requesting payment be made immediately to the company’s bank account
  • Ensure that all debtors which are overdue by over 60 days are passed to the debt collection agency
  • If a debt becomes unrecoverable, process a claim with the insurance company
  • Liaise with credit insurance company in respect of new and existing customers, ensuring that insurance cover remains continuous
  • Ensure, in discussion with the Financial Controller, the level of daily drawdown of cash from the Invoice Financing Facility and then effect such drawdown
  • Make the agents aware of all overdue invoices and consider and agree with them, the appropriate action
  • Make the Financial Controller aware of all overdue invoices and actions being taken
  • Prepare and submit periodic returns to the Invoice Financing Facility on invoicing and cash received
  • Prepare listing of aged debtors for submission to the company’s bank-this to be sent via the Financial Controller
  • Review daily credit reports from a credit scoring agency relating to credit ratings and limits
  • Maintenance of monthly statements of Agent sales and commission
  • Maintain control over all sales and payments received by Credit Card for all Web sale
  • Assist the Financial Controller and other team members with the compilation of monthly information, for example:

This is an excellent opportunity to work with an outstanding Financial Controller from Well known global fashion brands, developing your career and also the chance to line manage. My client also offers bonuses and other pension