Accounts Receivable - Your first accounts role

Recruiter
Crowley Cox
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a driven and charismatic credit controller who is looking to join a vibrant team of like-minded individuals? Do you want to work for an international company that offers plenty of opportunity to progress and provides excellent benefits. Then look no further as an award winning business is looking for a brand new credit controller to join their team and that person could be you! The company will also consider candidates who have office or accounts experience and are looking for their first step in their credit control career!

This excellent opportunity has arisen because of an internal promotion within the finance team and you will become the newest member of a team of 5, reporting to the Finance Manager. The main aim of your new role is to maximize cashflow potential by prompt collection of payments and ensure all debts are collected. Initially you will work as self-employed.

As the successful Accounts Receivable you will be responsible for:

  • Verify discrepancies by and resolve customer’s payment and billing issues
  • Accounts Receivables Reconciliations and properly posted into CRM system in daily basis - Fund transfer, Cash, Wirecard, Amiando & Cybersource
  • Contacting customers for Outstanding (Debtors) collection on every 2nd of each month
  • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  • Monitoring and follow up overdue debt with individual customers
  • Prepare and send out Customer Statement of Accounts (from outstanding report) by monthly basis - every 10th of the month
  • Prepare and send out Reminder Letters to Individual Customer for long overdue debt and take appropriate action for non-payment and delayed payments
  • Monitoring and follow up sales collection status for Level 3 from Database team
  • Ensure billing of sales commission
  • Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records up to date
  • Follow established procedures for processing collection via credit card machine and online charging mechanism
  • Issuing Tax Invoice, Credit Note to Individual Customer accordingly
  • Develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
  • Prepare and submit Outstanding (Debtors) Collection Report monthly - every 5th of the month
  • Checking Outstanding (Debtors) Collection Report to ensure tally to System
  • Prepare and submit Event Collection Movement Report monthly - every 5th of the month

As the successful Credit Controller you will:

  • Proven working experience as accounts receivable clerk, or accountant
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets and accounting software (NetSuite)
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Candidate must possess at least a Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Finance/ Accountancy/ Banking or equivalent
  • At least 3 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position

Salary of £20,000

Benefits such as: 25 days holiday,