Credit Controller

Recruiter
Ginger Recruitment
Location
Lancashire
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Credit Controller
Salary: GBP17,500
Location: Lytham

Our client represents a large group of companies, working alongside some of the UKs most recognised brands. Ginger Recruitment are proud to partner this client as they look to add an experienced Credit Controller to their team.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for timely collection of monies due from customers and associated administration tasks. You will also be responsible for resolving any issues that come up with customers in regard to non-payment of debt. Liaising with Sales Managers on daily/weekly/monthly basis on sales information and outstanding debt to achieve optimum sales and cash positions.

Key Accountabilities
Preparing customer statements on the first working day of the month and sending postal copies to customers
Controlling the aged debtors report, ensuring that any customer that is seven or more days overdue is put on hold
Making phone calls to overdue customers every three days until accounts are settled
Sending letters when accounts remain unsettled
When necessary using Money Claims Online to chase outstanding balances
Processing the daily receipts from the bank onto SAGE and allocating to the correct customer and invoice
Communicating to sales team when customer accounts are on hold in order to resolve quickly
Arranging monthly conference calls to discuss overdue customer accounts and issuing meeting notes thereafter
Producing Aged Debt Reports for review and monitoring
Sending debt reports on a monthly basis
Updating SAGE daily on the customers accounts the history of communications with that customer
Allocating cash to customer accounts in SAGE in a timely manner
Updating daily ON HOLD customers by putting new one on hold and removing customers off hold as appropriate
Updating SAGE with any new supplier, ensuring new forms are filled out and signed off correctly

The Successful Candidate

We are looking for candidates who have some previous Credit Control / Collections experience. You will be familiar with Sage packages, and youll be confident working in fast paced environments. Excellent inter-personnel skills are essential for this role, as youll be dealing with a wide range of customers.

Ginger Recruitment is an independent North-West recruitment consultancy, based in Ribchester. Servicing businesses across the Ribble Valley, Lancashire & the UK, we aim to build long-term relationships with clients and candidates to help find the right person for the vacancy. So, if its the next step on the career ladder or a complete career change, Ginger Recruitment can help. We recruit for a variety of businesses across the UK in a variety of sectors, so if you are looking for a new position then give us a call for an informal chat. One of our experienced REC qualified recruitment team can advise you on our current vacancies as well as any other recruitment enquiries you may have.

By submitting your CV to Ginger Recruitment Services Ltd (GRSL), you are consenting to GRSL providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising GRSL to work seek on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerised database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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