Credit Controller

Robert Walters
London (Central)
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A Media company based in East London are currently looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join the team for a 12month FTC.

The role is a fantastic opportunity for a finance professional with experience and exposure to all aspects of Credit Control to take a step up in their development, and create an impact in a new role. You will be keen to establish yourself as the go-to person for all payment queries, both internally and externally, and take on new responsibilities. As the Credit Controller your duties will include:

  • Managing the entire credit control function from when debt becomes due, through to legal action if necessary
  • Report to Head of Finance and maintaining monthly debtor day targets
  • Collection of overdue payments via telephone, e-mail, letter, etc.
  • Meeting target KPI's for debtor days targets
  • Sending copy documents, i.e. Invoices, Credit Memo's, Contracts, etc.
  • Receiving BACS and Chq payments on account
  • Implementation and maintenance of the electronic Debt Chase process
  • Dealing with customer queries through to resolution
  • Responsibility for updates of clients in Administration and keeping record
  • Dealing with incoming Purchase Orders and Supplier Forms, in accordance with company policy
  • Month end reports, to be completed in line with Finance's month end timetable
  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts receivables to the general ledger
  • Liaising with Key Account Manager on high value clients
  • Sending customers to small claims court and following through to payment or possible court hearings
  • Preparation of all paperwork ensuring accuracy, on defended cases and representation at small claims hearings
  • Liaising with external solicitors on larger debts through to payment or possible court hearings
  • Dealing with charges of interest and legal costs upon receipt
  • Management of Bad Debt Provision for Quarterly/Year End write offs
  • Implementation and management of the credit policy, reviewing on a regular basis to ensure that it suits our requirements
  • Working with other departments internally, for the purpose of maintaining a robust credit policy
  • Ensuring payment terms are in line across all sectors within our Terms and Conditions
  • Other duties within the Finance team, as and when required
  • Administer credit card payments

This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract so please only apply for this position if you're immediately available and confident that you have the relevant Credit Controller experience.

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