Credit Controller

Recruiter
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Location
Aldershot
Salary
£12 - £14 per hour + Parking
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Credit Controller

Based in Aldershot and a market leader in their industry sector, this business is offering an immediate start for an experienced credit controller to join their established and outgoing credit control team.

We are ideally seeking experienced individuals capable of taking charge of their own accounts and manage a process from start to finish. The role holder would be expected to deliver excellent customer care and commercial business partnering in order to support the business and achieve their business goals.

In this role the key responsibilities will include:

* To perform effective proactive and reactive debt collection predominately by telephone & e-mail to improve cash flow by reducing DSO.
* To reconciliation of customer payments & accurately maintaining the sales ledger.
* To ensure customers payments are in-line with payment terms.
* To identify and provide early resolution of potential and current issues, including invoicing, price & delivery queries.
* To communicate and influence the resolution of queries with commercial business partners.
* To monitor customer trading to ensure accounts remain within their approved credit limit.
* To communicate relevant information to the management team of all key issues.
* To ensure processes are maintained & performed accurately and in accordance with policy.
* To perform month end processes where required with completion of reporting requirements.
* To consistently provide a high level of service to our external and internal customer's.
* To support the business & management team with project work when required.

Key skills & experience for the role of credit controller:

* Experience of financial systems.
* FMCG Experience would be desirable but not essential.
* Confident negotiating skills and understanding of finance processes.
* PC literate (Microsoft Office Essential) Intermediate/Advanced excel skills
* Understanding/Enforcement of Business Compliance Policies.
* Highly accurate, analytical with excellent Organizational Skills.
* Take ownership and accountability for actions.
* Continuously looks for ways to improve cost/service/quality.
* Self-motivated - demonstrate determination and a can do attitude.
* Ability to build effective working relationships - internal & external.
* Confident & able to hold others to account for commitments.
* Ability to support & adapt quickly to change in systems & process

For more information on the role of credit controller please contact me directly.