Debt Collector / Credit Controller

Recruiter
Proactive Personnel
Location
Wednesbury
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Proactive Personnel are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of their client for an experienced Debt Collector / Credit Controller

OBJECTIVE

To set and maintain customer credit limits along with collection and allocation of outstanding debt, ensuring that procedures and processes are followed to minimise the risk of bad debt.

THE ROLE

  • Debt collection via phone and email of circa 3000 accounts with a high volume of low value invoices, consistently achieving cash targets
  • 30-40 outbound calls per day chasing overdue debt
  • Daily monitoring on the in house system, liaising with both internal and external customers to ensure effective release of card, account and cheque payment orders
  • Recognise payment warning signs and use the information to minimise the risk of bad debt
  • Vendor statement reconciliations and Invoice entry

THE PERSON

  • Proven experience in reduction of debt and credit control
  • Self-starter requiring minimal direction
  • Professional telephone manner and a professional approach
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility as the role covers two finance functions
  • Intermediate IT skills in Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and or AS400 Business System would be advantageous

THE PARTICULARS

  • Temporary Contract until April
  • Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm (40 hours)
  • £ 16-18K

In the first instance please forward your CV to the email provided or call our team in Walsall for more information. This vacancy is being advertised by Proactive Personnel LTD. The services advertised by Proactive Personnel LTD are those of an Employment Agency and an Employment Business.