Credit Control Manager

Recruiter
People Solutions Group Limited
Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

If you are looking for a career in a rapidly growing business, we are now recruiting for a talented Credit Control Manager to join our Head Office Finance team in Walsall.

You will be responsible for Credit Control duties and manage a small team. The role would suit a self-motivated and balanced individual who enjoys challenges and building long-lasting customer relationships.

To be successful in this role you will be:

- Able to demonstrate significant credit control experience with a demonstrable track record of success

- Experienced in ensuring adequate credit insurance cover across a customer portfolio

- A strong team leader, with the ability to motivate and develop personnel

- An excellent communicator - dealing with customers, internal branch staff, sales teams and the board

- Able to manage conflicting deadlines

- Proactive and positive with a can do attitude

The role requires a self-starter that can manage their own workload and prioritise tasks to suit business needs.

Job Description

  • Overall responsibility for cash collection
  • Chasing customers directly by phone and email
  • Regular review of the Aged Debt Report ensuring that customers adhere to the agreed trading terms
  • Ensure adequate credit insurance is in place to minimise bad debt loss
  • Negotiate with Credit insurer to ensure adequate cover
  • Account Reconciliations and cash allocations
  • Working with the Finance Director to take remedial action against outstanding accounts
  • To liaise with the sales team ensuring that customer credit limits are realistic, and making changes as required
  • Maintaining and producing debtor's comments and ledger
  • Running and reviewing credit reports from credit agencies
  • Monitoring and monthly/weekly reporting of overdue accounts
  • To maintain the accuracy of the Customer Database, arranging for changes, additions and updates as required
  • Preparation of legal forms with supporting documents for submission to solicitors and courts
  • Running the weekly sales invoicing
  • To provide regular reports as required
  • Previous experience managing staff (initially there will be 2 direct report).

Profile

  • Significant credit control experience with a demonstrable track record of success
  • Experience of working in a fast moving B2B business with ability to make independent decisions.
  • A strong team leader, with the ability to motivate and develop personnel
  • An excellent communicator, negotiator and influencer - dealing with customers, internal branch staff, sales teams and the board
  • Able to manage conflicting deadlines
  • Proactive and positive with a can do attitude
  • Comfortable using different IT platforms