Credit Controller

From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Commission
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting on behalf of a Client in the Peterborough area, looking for a Credit Controller on a permanent basis.

As a Credit Controller, you will be part of the existing Finance team. This is a key role within the team, ensuring the company debtor list is managed and outstanding client balances are organised and scheduled for collection. You will need to have good attention to detail, confidence in dealing with clients, accuracy in reporting and being process driven is essential, alongside experience in a credit control environment.

You Will Be:

    Implementing and maintaining a workable credit control procedureIdentify outstanding debt and organise priority for collectionLiaise with Sales and Customer Service to ensure disputed invoices are resolved smoothly; checking that everything has been done to collect outstanding balances, prior to formal credit control proceduresCheck each customers’ credit situation and correspondence raised, prior to chasing paymentManage customer relations in a timely and organised mannerChase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescalesSend out client statements and copies of invoices as may be agreed from time to timeWhere applicable negotiate and maintain payment plans, through direct debit to ensure ease of collectionTake payments through PDQ or direct to bank or set up direct debit plans.Follow up non-collection of direct debits, advised by EazipayRespond promptly to both client and internal queries and update CRM system (iSOFT) for each point of contact/ correspondenceCreate and maintain Excel spreadsheet of all uncollected customer balances and provide weekly report to Head of FinanceStart legal proceeding where necessaryPropose to write off irrecoverable receivablesOther duties as delegated by the Head of the Finance Team
Key Results:

    Ensure debtor list is reported accurately and updated on a daily basisEnsure debt collection procedures are closely adhered to and outstanding client balances are trackedCommunicate effectively and efficiently with Head of Finance, Sales Team and Customer Service Manager at all stages; updating them on client dealingsReducing company debt

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