Credit Control - Team Leader / Supervisor

Recruiter
Wade Macdonald
Location
Andover
Salary
£26000 - £30000/annum + bonus
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Controller - £26,000 - £30,000 - Permanent

My client is a long-established Electronics Company based near Newbury. They are currently seeking an experienced Senior Credit Controller with Team Leadership or Supervisory experience to join their team on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting time to be joining the business as they are experiencing rapid growth. The Credit Control team is an intrinsic part of the Finance function and you will be recognised and rewarded for hard work and positive results.

You will report into a Credit Manager and oversee a small UK Sales Ledger Collections Team. You will have ultimate responsibility for efficient and timely Credit Collections, Credit Risk Management and Credit Insurance duties. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with experience in a target driven environment, ensuring accurate cash flow forecasting, minimising bad debts and hold overall responsibility for driving down DSO through effective and streamlined cash collection processes.

You will be required to build long-standing relationships both internally and externally and solve any escalated queries relating to invoices and disputes by partnering with stakeholders within the business.

Responsibilities :

* To ensure that all Credit Control processes and cash flow forecasts are fully documented and regularly maintained.

* Managing the timely collection of all debts in accordance with agreed Credit/Payment terms

* Oversee review and if necessary, recommend updates to the Credit Control and Credit Insurance policies

* Deal with escalated billing queries or disputes

* To be responsible for issuing appropriate stop processes

* Monitor and drive Team Key Performance Indicators

* Staff development. One to ones and setting goals

* Timely and effective liaison with Credit insurers and debtors regarding all aspects of credit limit setting and review.

* Highlight and recommend changes to Credit Limits with the Credit Manager as/when required.

* Debtor Management in a verbal, written and face to face capacity

* Assisting the Credit Manager with insolvency cases and escalation of action including debt recovery and bad debt write offs.

The Candidate:

* Proven experience as a Senior Credit Controller +2 years

* Quantifiable people-management skills either in a prior Finance supervisor or team leader role

* Detailed understanding of Credit insurance and underwritten Credit risk

* Excellent communication skills both oral and written at all levels within the business

* Proactive and inquisitive approach to debt recovery

* Able to remain calm and influential in challenging situations

* Excellent attention to detail with strong Credit Control Administration skills

* Comfortable working within and coaching a small team

* Ability to prioritise and plan your workload and lead by example

* An advanced level of understanding and use of Excel

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Senior Credit Controller to join a highly respected business near Newbury. Please click to apply for this role or contact James Adey on (Apply online only) for further information

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity