Credit Controller / Sales Ledger

Acorn Recruitment And Training
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
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.