Accounts Receivable Agent 6 months

Recruiter
Asure Recruit
Location
Chesterfield
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Receivable Agent (6 month contract)
Chesterfield
£16,000

My client is an innovative and entrepreneurial group of companies specialising in niche Insurance Services, who are very proud to have featured highly in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For' for the past 4 years running and achieving Investors In People Gold' and Champion' statuses.

They are currently seeking an experienced individual to join the credit control team as an Account Receivable Agent.

The role is initially a 6 month contract.

The role

Duties will include collection of debt by telephone calls and letters by following set credit paths. This will involve taking ownership of private debt ledger and major accounts, ensuring that remittances have been received and all cash allocated in a timely manner. Resolving disputes, ensuring all accounts are kept tidy and all unresolved disputes are logged.

It is the agent's responsibility to influence the Customer to pay to our credit terms. Working as part of a team to ensure agreed collection and service targets are met.

The ideal candidate

Essential

  • Exceptional Telephone Skills
  • Confident communicator on all levels.
  • Experience of working to month end deadlines
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Proactive self-motivator.
  • Ability to work on own initiative to resolve problems.
  • Team player

Desirable

  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Flexible approach to work demands
  • Experience of debt collection from general public.

What's on offer?

A competitive basic salary of £16,000, pro-rata benefits and although not guaranteed, there maybe an opportunity for a permanent role down the line.