Credit Assessor

Recruiter
Exertis
Location
Burnley
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Overview

The Credit Assessor is the link between our Customers, Sales and Finance. The purpose of the role is to process credit applications and assess the credit worthiness of existing accounts.

Key Responsibilities

  • New Account set up, in line with verification policy
  • Performing credit reviews to identify risk and opportunities for growth
  • Maintaining the integrity of customer accounts and responding to change
  • Negotiating with Sales / Customers to establish tri party, leasing deals and ad hoc payment terms
  • Actioning / Maintaining out of date accounts
  • Communication with Exertis customer base via all mediums
  • Understanding and applying our Credit and Collections Policies, and mitigating risk to the business
  • Building strong relationships and ensure communication between departments is effective and consistent
  • Maintaining Service Level Agreements with both external and internal customers
  • Managing the Oracle / Softco database and ensuring all customer contact details are correct and up to date
  • Produce monthly team reports to line manager
  • Ensuring Accounts Receivable Department is adequately covered at all times
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate for the department
  • General Accounts Administration including Filing and retrieval of paperwork

Essential Requirements:

  • Previous Experience in a Credit Assessment or Financial role
  • Accurate and Fast data entry skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • A proven track record of building relationships, both Internally and Externally, as a Credit Assessor or a similar role
  • Ability to influence and negotiate at all levels in order to mitigate risk to Exertis UK
  • Attention to detail - able to analyse and interpret data and present back to a varied audience
  • Organisation skills - able to plan and prioritise time to deal with conflicting priorities
  • Ability to look for solutions and make decisions
  • Computer literate, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word
  • Ability to self-motivate and work equally well individually or as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the DCC Group Code of Conduct

Ideal Requirements:

  • Proven experience of achievement in a target driven environment
  • Willingness to progress professionally into a wider Credit role
  • Oracle/SAP experience preferred but not essential as training will be given

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