Credit Controller

Recruiter
RGS Recruitment
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
17000.0000
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to continuing business success and growth our client has a fantastic opportunity available for a Credit Controller to join the team to be based in the Portsmouth office.


Credit Controller Responsibilities:

As a Credit Controller, your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for collection of debt on the UK sales ledger including :
    • Direct contact with clients by phone
    • Credit control via email where appropriate
    • Issuing chasing/warning letters according to strict deadlines
    • Escalation of non-payers for legal action & follow up on developments.
    • Production and mailing of statements
    • Maintenance of up to date detailed credit control notes
  • Responsible for collection of payments via BACS, Cheque and recurring credit card payments,
  • Encouraging clients to settle outstanding invoices by Direct Debit.
  • Develop strong relationships with customers to improve credit control efficiency
  • Liaison with other team members to update on progress/contribute to preparation of debt position to rest of business
  • Liaison with Account Management and other internal functions to resolve problem accounts
  • Responsible for ensuring the hard working team ethic of the department is maintained.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as necessary including Administration duties.

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience of credit control essential,
  • Experience of collecting overseas debt, especially the US, would be an advantage
  • Approachable; strong team player,
  • Self-starter,
  • Proven credit experience. Ability to deal with a challenging sales ledger profile with successful outcomes,
  • Experience of Sage finance packages would be an advantage, though not essential,
  • Excellent telephone manner - firm but professional,
  • Good, accurate written skills/manner,
  • Excellent attention to detail,
  • Enthusiastic, keen to be involved,
  • Excellent communicator,
  • Organised ,
  • Results driven,
  • Sound knowledge of the business to business culture.
  • Adaptable (fast moving environment),
  • Confident.

The successful candidate will take complete ownership of the ledger reporting on an exception basis to their line manager/appropriate departments in the business.

Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Training and Career Progression

Excellent working environment- great offices