Credit Controller

East Lancashire Recruitment
From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
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.


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

  • 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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