Finance & Credit Control Assistant
Our client is part of a larger successful business with offices in Hemel Hempstead.
Due to expansion and a restructure, they are now looking for someone to take on a sole accounting role in Hemel working as part of the wider finance team based in Cambridgeshire.
The position will focus primarily on credit control, but will also involve other accounting tasks and duties will include;
Ensuring bank transactions are entered onto finance systems in an accurate and timely manner
Ensuring that all cash account bookings have payments taken before the beginning of each new billing period
Communicating with internal staff, management and non-management, financial and non-financial
Managing outstanding sales balances falling due and contacting customers before the balances become overdue to confirm payments
Chasing overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales and reducing debtor days
Maintaining accurate records of all chasing activity
Credit checking and opening new accounts
Liaising with operational and sales staff to ensure credit control activity can take place
Providing relevant reports for senior management
Escalating problematic accounts to Head Office
Running monthly statements on a timely basis and issuing to all customers
Ad hoc duties
The successful candidate will have experience in credit control and accounts and will be a confident and articulate communicator.
A strong understand of Excel is very important and knowledge of accounting systems also key but training will be given on the latter.
As this role will be independent of the head office accounting function, it will suit someone who is confident working on their own in terms of finance, however it will be immersed in the business unit that it is responsible for.
This role will report to the Finance Manager at head office and will also have a dotted line to senior management in Hemel Hempstead.
If you are looking for a role where you can take accountability for your own workload and feel a sense of accomplishment for doing so, then this could be the role for you.
Send your CV for immediate consideration.
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