Credit Controller / Sales Ledger

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment And Training
Location
London
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Acorn Recruitment is seeking an experienced Credit Controller / Sales Ledger to work for our international media client based in Regent Street, London.

The salary for this position will be £22,000 - £26,000 dependent upon experience.

About the Role

The Finance Manager requires a bright and enthusiastic Credit Controller to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with Credit Control and Sales Ledger experience. The successful applicant will have a commercial background, be well-educated and a proven track record. A methodical approach with the ability to work unaided should also be demonstrated. As the first point of contact for any customer-related issues, applicants must have a clear and confident telephone manner.

Responsibilities will include:

- Day-to-day fulfilment of all aspects of credit control
- Telephoning customers to chase overdue invoices
- Setting up new customers on Sage
- Running credit checks on all new customers
- Taking credit card payments and posting to Sage
- Maintaining customer accounts within agreed terms
- Sending out statements
- Maintaining clear written records on customer ledgers
- Proactively escalating any customer issues before they arise
- Controlling and minimising overall debt level
- Taking initiative to find ways to reduce debt level
- Building relationships internally and externally
- First point of contact for any customer relating issues - internally and externally
other ad-hoc duties at the request of the Finance Manager
- Holding regular meetings with the Finance Manager to review debt level.

The Person

The successful candidate will:

- Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload to meet tight deadlines
- Show how he / she can work both as part of a team and independently
- Have a good telephone manner
- Be pro-active, motivated and hardworking
- Be reliable and punctual and able to demonstrate excellent record keeping

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.