Credit Controller

Ambridge Harris
Bristol, Avon
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Credit Controller

Location: Bristol

Salary: Up to £22,000 (+ benefits)

Key Responsibilities:

  • High volume phone calls & emails (internal & external) chasing the firm's debt;
  • Dealing with queries in-line with the ISO27001 requirements (both internal and external);
  • Use business software to manage your ledger, logging notes, queries and diary entries;
  • Frequent liaison with other teams within the Finance department;
  • Managing often complex account reconciliations;
  • Monthly meetings with management to discuss progress and problematic issues;
  • Occasional travel to other offices and minimal client visits;
  • Follow the firms' collection procedure;
  • Understand & manage the clients requirements;
  • Seek collections which ensure cash collection targets are met;
  • Confident in own ability and able to look for a resolution prior to escalating;
  • Handle confidential information in line with the firms' data security protocols;
  • Collating missing data relevant to the payment of our bills - including cleansing existing data;
  • Liaising with accounts to provide and receive information to ensure data accuracy;
  • Take responsibility for monthly management information, provided both internally and externally;
  • Regular contact with the Sales Ledger Department to ensure cash allocations are found promptly and accurately;
  • Handle confidential information in line with the firm's data security protocols.

The Person:

The candidate will be able to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes;

  • Previous credit control experience or equivalent nature to be able to be successful in this type of role
  • Proven track record in reducing debtor days in a busy, sometimes pressured environment;
  • Microsoft Excel skills requirement, intermediate level;
  • A tenacious personality able to handle sometimes difficult phone calls and meetings;
  • Lateral thinker with the ability to generate creative solutions to complex problems;
  • Excellent developed communication skills;
  • Ability to manage high work-loads;
  • A team player but able to use own initiative;
  • IT literate with ability to pick up new systems quickly;
  • Flexible with a positive 'can do' attitude;
  • Good level of numeracy;
  • Good level of spelling and grammar.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.

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