Credit Controller

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A growing business based in Portsmouth is looking to recruit an experienced Credit Controller, Up to £23k


Your new company

A successful growing business is looking to recruit a Credit Controller to join thee finance function, Paying up to £23k + Bens.

Your new role

In your new job role, you will be responsible for the collection of debt on the UK sales ledger including which will include: direct contact with clients by phone and via email where appropriate. You will be issuing chasing/warning letters according to strict deadlines and escalating non-payers for legal action & follow up on developments. Maintenance of up to date detailed credit control notes and be responsible for collection of payments via BACS, Cheque and recurring credit card payments and encouraging clients to settle outstanding invoices by Direct Debit. You will be developing strong relationships with customers to improve credit control efficiency and liaise with other team members to update on progress/contribute to preparation of debt position to rest of business. Liaison with Account Management and other internal functions to resolve problem accounts


What you'll need to succeed

For you to succeed you will have previous experience of credit control essential and experience of collecting overseas debt, especially the US, would be an advantage but not essential. Have an approachable; strong team player, Experience of Sage finance packages would be an advantage, though not essential. You will have to succeed in this job excellent telephone manner - firm but professional with good, accurate written skills/manner, excellent attention to detail and be enthusiastic, keen to be involved.
The successful candidate will take complete ownership of the ledger.

What you'll get in return

You will receive up £23k + Bens and the company offers clear training and career progression. You will also receive 20 days + Bank Holidays per year.

What you need to do now

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