Accounts clerk

Sheridan Maine (Midlands)
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sheridan Maine is recruiting for an Accounts Assistant with a credit Control background to join a fast accountancy practice in Birmingham. 

Our Client

Sheridan Maine is thrilled to share a fantastic opportunity that is on offer at a SME sized business.  Our Client is recruiting due to expansion and wants an established finance person with Credit Control experience to work with the accounts team to help control the ledger and general accounting duties.

The Role

As the Credit Controller your duties will be to provide timely cash collection and general credit management in a retail based business to business organisation.  You will also be assisting with elements of payroll, bank reconciliations, Sales ledger, purchase ledger, and Cash forcasting.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Management of portfolio’s, clients, ledgers and general debt reduction
- Gernal ad hoc finance duties
- Organising, Updating and logging
- Reconsiliations 
- Dealing with queries
- Taking payments over the phone
- Credit note processing 

Person specification

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate determination to go above and beyond in supporting growth with a passion for debt reduction.

Requirements include

- Full accounts experience required
- Effective Communication and negotiating  skills with clients on credit control issues
- Surpass customer expectations by sensitively negotiating ways of reducing debts to satisfy both parties
- The ability to make decisions about priorities and tasks anticipating likely difficulties and making contingency plans to recover debts
- Determination to set and meet specific targets
- AAT or Accounts Assistant background ideal
- Ability to speak other languages would be banificial
- Credit Control background essential
- Confidence and ability to follow up and deal with Issues and situations

What is on offer?


This business has consistently grown and is expanding due to success. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation, the right candidate will have a lot of freedom to implement good practices and procedures picked up in previous experience and potential progression for the future.