Credit Controller

Tony Alan Recruitment
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Credit Controller
Based in Horsham (must be a car driver due to the location)
£20,000 - £26,000 per annum plus bonus
Ref: TA0839

Tony Alan Recruitment currently has an exciting job opportunity for a Credit Controller to join a growing company in the Horsham area on a permanent basis.

Your duties will include:

  • Ensure debtors settle accounts in accordance with their terms of business
  • Ensure the client has all the relevant information to pay invoices on time including re-issuing invoices and chasing purchase orders where necessary
  • Proactive chasing of clients by telephone, email and/or letter to ensure overdue bills are paid within set timescales and collections are maximised in order to achieve monthly targets
  • Liaise with the Sales and Customer Care teams in order to resolve queries and disputes where a debtor is withholding payment
  • Ensure allocation of payments to client accounts is administered in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain a disciplined approach to recovery of outstanding monies, whilst maintaining beneficial, professional relationships with customers
  • Produce and issue monthly statements to customers on request
  • Management of the monthly Direct Debits including resolving rejected and cancelled DDs
  • Setting up and processing refunds as and when necessary
  • Set up new customers on the accounts system
  • Ensure detailed and up to date notes of customer contacts and status re debt is maintained
  • Manage the invoicing process (creating and sending invoices) and make recommendations for process improvements
  • Carry out end of month reporting to deadline
  • Report to management on outstanding issues ensuring early communication of potential debtor problems to enable prompt resolution
  • Management of accounts referred for external debtor collection including instruction of and liaising with solicitors as appropriate

Key requirements:

  • Proven background and experience in a finance environment
  • Experience of working in a Credit Control position is essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Competent in the use of computers including Microsoft Excel and customer relationship management systems
  • Experience using Sage Line 50 Accounts preferable, but not essential
  • You must be a car driver due to the location

You will be joining a developed team where support will be available enabling you to gain further and expand on your current experience. Due to company growth, a supervisory position may be available in the future.

If you feel that you would be suitable for this position then please apply with your CV.

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