Credit Control Manager
Reporting to the Financial Operations Controller, you will manage a team to ensure the optimisation of cashflow within the organisation. You will be responsible for setting cash collection targets and improving procedures and controls to improve cashflow performance. Identifying credit risk and reviewing all aspects of the credit control function will also be a key responsibility of this newly created role.
A large Public Sector organisation in Coventry
Responsible for managing and motivating the Credit Control team to ensure the optimisation of cashflow in line with key targets.
Ensures the credit control policy is adhered to and effective performance of cashflow is achieved through maximising cash collection and reducing debt to targeted levels
Responsible for the proactive action of debt reduction ensuring the teams management of debtor statements and follow up action with debtors as required.
Oversees the production of credit reports and other key management information and liaises with key stakeholders to highlight risk and opportunities in relation to group cashflow.
Leads on the implementation of strategic change projects impacting on debt and credit control for the global group.
Supervises the maintenance of the credit control exemption system, including the production and distribution of a monthly exemption report for use by senior management.
Working closely with the legal team and debt collection agents, escalates debt matters as appropriate providing advice and information as required.
Responsible for the continuous review and improvement to key processes and finance system modules in relation to credit control to ensure effective operations are in place to meet cashflow targets and increase efficiency.
Ensures the ongoing effective maintenance of detailed customer records within the Credit Control System to record actions taken, responses from clients or partners and future planned actions.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- Must have previously managed a credit control function
- Previous involvement of producing, reconciling and analysing debt reports
- Must have previously managed a team
A professional accounting, credit control or investment qualification would be an advantage
Permanent role - Flexible salary - 38 days holiday + BH - Government pension