Credit Controller - 6 month contract

Radstock, Somerset
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Radstock seeks an experienced credit controller for a 6 month contract.

Would you like the opportunity to join a successful Finance team, using your skills and abilities in the Location collection of debts within a globally successful retail business?

Our client is looking for a Credit Controller to make high volume calls and help us enhance the cash position of the business.

As a Credit Controller, you will be dealing efficiently with client queries as well as working with the internal Customer Services teams to improve customer accounts and drive the business forward.

Whats on offer
Competitive salary
37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Company Pension Scheme
Life Assurance
Permanent Health Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Generous Staff Discount on products
On-Site Free Parking
Friendly Company Culture and Relaxed Working Environment

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Collection Of payment for outstanding invoices by phone, e-mail and letter
Manage large volume of live customer accounts
Posting and allocation of cash on the customer accounts
Monitor and control unallocated cash, debtor days, credit limits, order releases, cash with order, cash process and allocation
Working as part of the team to ensure debtor days are reduced
Working with the salesforce to process debit notes and credit notes as required
Dealing with and resolving complex customers queries
Account reconciliation where disputes are raised
Working with the Customer Support team to improve customer accounts and drive business forward
Communicate and liaise with internal and external stakeholders as needed to achieve job. team, department and business objectives
Assist colleagues in other areas of Finance as required to promote team-work and ensure peak periods are managed effectively within the Department.
Carry out any other Finance tasks not unreasonably requested.

Suitable candidates will offer the following skills and experience
Analytical, problem solving and lateral thinking skills.
Team player, willing to help other areas to work as one Finance team
Ability to organise own workload and meet demanding deadlines and targets whilst maintaining high levels of organisation as well as accommodating multiple tasks
Excellent telephone manner to liaise with colleagues and customers at all levels confidently and effectively

Preferred Requirements
Languages - French/German/Spanish/Italian
Experience in Finance or Accounting, with a background in Credit Control
Accounts qualification (AAT, CIMA, ACCA)
Experience working in a retail or stock environment
Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

If this sounds like a great opportunity for you please apply by way of your most up to date CV.

Simple Recruitment (South West) Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.