Credit Controller

Recruiter
East Lancashire Recruitment
Location
Rochdale
Salary
From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client is looking to recruit an experienced Credit Controller with at least 5 years experience. This is fundamentally a new role. Ideally you will have worked in a Medium sized business with a turnover of circa £10m - £20m or someone from the private sector within a firm employing between 25 and 250 employees.

Duties:

1.Debt Chasing

  • To ensure that all UK and US outstanding debts are chased using appropriate methods and in accordance with the Credit Policy and Debt Chasing Procedure
  • Ensure CIS certificates are acquired from customers making CIS deductions
  • Ensure accurate record keeping within Access Dimensions using the credit control notes function, in real time
  • Have regular communication with the UK and US sales teams to ensure customer details are up to date and accurate
  • To bank all cheques received within 48 hours
  • To respond to customer queries in a timely and professional manner
2.Credit Checking

  • To produce all necessary UK and US credit checking reports for both new customers and existing customers in line with the Credit Policy
  • Assist with the progression of Estimates to Live Orders in Access for both UK and US customers
  • To manage, monitor and review the credit scores for existing customers on a regular basis in line with the Credit policy
  • To manage the relationship with our credit rating agency
3.Reporting

  • Provide daily reporting on the aged debt of both the UK and US businesses
  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting as required by the Finance Director
  • Update the UK and US cash flow forecast on a daily basis with expected future receipts
  • To prepare comprehensive aged debtor reports together with the Finance Assistants for review with the Management Accountants and Finance Director
  • To prepare comprehensive aged debtor reports together with the Finance Assistants for review with the Management Accountants and Finance Director
4.Other duties

  • Take incoming Finance calls for both the UK and the US businesses
  • Regularly monitor the finance inbox for Credit Control related matters and respond on a same day basis to colleagues and customers alike
Essenetial Skills
  • Strong communicator (Telephone and E-mail Manner)
  • High level of Assertiveness
  • MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • MS Word
Desirable Experience & Knowledge
  • 5 years Credit Control experience within an SME environment
  • Experience of using Applications for payment to invoice / collect debt
  • Chased debt from utilities, national infrastructure, contractor customers
  • Knowledge of the CIS deduction system
  • Experience of chasing debt in the USA

You will have the ability to work with autonomy (and a proven track record of this) a ‘Can do’ / ‘Will do’ attitude and confident and ambitious

HOURS OF WORK: 40 Hours per week (Mon – Fri, 8.30am – 5.30pm)

SALARY: £20,000 - £22,000

HOLIDAYS: 22 per annum plus bank holidays (rises to 27 days with long service)

ANY OTHER BENEFITS: Denplan, Simply Health, Free parking, matched pension

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: 17th November 2017


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