Credit Controller

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Brentford, South West London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are looking for a Senior Credit Controller to join their busy team in Brentford. Good communication skills is a must. 

Main Duties:
- There should be a close liaison between the credit controller and the marketing/sales team so that credit issues are resolved smoothly
- Checking customers credit situation
- Deciding wheather or not to offer the credit
- Dealing with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotaiting repayment plans
- Assist in the setting up of the credit control system
- Ensure that debts are paid in a temly manner
- Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the firm
- Chase overdue inoives by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
- Maintain Accurate records of all chasing activity 
- Regularly making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
- Identify changes in parment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
- Ensure that all transactions are compliant with Company's policies and EU banking regulations
- Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment withing the agreed terms
- Provide accurate advice on billing queries
- Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries
- Propose write off of irrecoverable receivables 
- Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management
- Undertake account reconciliations as required
- Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
- Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
- Develop the credit management capability within the organisation
- Other duties as delegated from time to time by the M.D or Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence
- If any customers stop paying or pay late then it's your responsibility to stop providing services, start legal action to collect the money owed (if necessary) and in the case of bankruptcy you'll have to report to your higher management about the strategies to make sure you can recover what you can.
-You are expected to regularly review the company's debt recovery procedures.

My client are looking for a candidate with stong communication skills who have a minimum of 4 years in a similar company.
EMEA Exepreince is a bonus.  

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