Credit Controller - FTC

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£11 - £12 per hour + bens
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is one of the most well-established, FMCG clients in the Thames Valley, and they aim to deliver a first-class service to all of it's customers. Due to an imminent maternity leaver within the experienced Credit Control team of this expanding business, our clients requires an experienced Credit Controller, initially for a 9 months FTC.

My client can offer full training, to those with limited credit control experience, but this role is ideally suited to individuals who have held similar roles within a team environment previously, and if you are able to hit the ground running with limited training, then this would be preferred.

Based in their central collections team, on the outskirts of Reading, you will be responsible for your own portfolio of customer accounts, and will undertake the following duties, whilst working in an experienced team, reporting to the Credit Supervisor:

- To actively chase an assigned portfolio of accounts, to ensure payment to terms and maximise collections in order to achieve monthly and quarterly targets.

-Communicate with customers on a daily basis, with daily call targets of around 50 calls per day, to ensure prompt payment of outstanding invoices and maximise cash collected

- Focus on maintaining and developing excellent relationships with customers and resolving any queries accordingly in an efficient and effective manner

- Raise credit notes and re-issue invoices as and when required

- Maintain detailed notes on all accounts, and up-date all relevant systems with the status of all outstanding invoices

The ideal Credit Controller will offer:

- Previous experience in a similar Credit Control role

- Ability to build relationships at all levels

- Be a self-starter, and enthusiastic

- Able to work along and in a team setting

- Offer intermediate Excel and the ability to work with finance packages/systems

- The ability to start this role at very short notice

This is a challenging, fast-paced credit control position, and requires the individual to be extremely team-focussed, and be able to maintain high levels of out-bound call numbers, and work effectively with all internal colleagues, account managers, sales staff and admin staff at all times. The ability to work under pressure is essential.

Please contact me for further information of this superb 9 month FTC Credit Control opportunity, based in Reading. There maybe potential for extension beyond this 9 months initial contract, and this role is ideally suited to candidates who are available at short notice for interviews.

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