Senior Credit Controller

Recruiter
Woodrow Mercer Group
Location
Leeds
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A successdful leading multi services organisation based in South Leeds is looking to appoint a Senior Credit Controller on a permanent basis. You will protect and maximise the company's investments through effective management of your own sales ledger.

Key responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for own section of the sales ledger and ensure that payments are collected in line with agreed payment terms
  • Proactively manage communications with customers through telephone calls and emails, including the constant management of own and shared email inboxes
  • Produce team reports on performance to ensure consistent deliverables (e.g. weekly phone reporting, monthly ledger reviews etc)
  • Drive effective internal communications to key stakeholders within the business, especially sales & finance functions
  • Support the credit management team with the roll out of new/changes to process
  • Coach & lead others by driving best practice, appropriate behaviours and continuous improvement
  • Assisting with the recruitment of new team members, including their induction and training
  • To ensure the Credit Management Policy is adhered to at all times

Essential criteria:

  • Strong credit control experience gained in a B2B environment
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Thorough understanding of how a sales ledger and its transactions work and their impact on the wider business
  • Ability to make high quality, commercially focused credit decisions
  • Capability to communicate confidently at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of other team members
  • Good analytic and problem solving skills
  • Experience of mentoring or coaching staff
  • Confidence to lead the team in the absence of the Credit Control & Accounts Receivable Team Leader
  • Previous know how on reporting and delivering feedback
  • Knowledge of financial systems e.g. ASW and proficient use of MS packages
  • Practice of coordinating a team to deliver results

Renumeration package:

  • £23,000 - £24,000
  • Free on site parking
  • Pension
  • healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Illness cover
  • 37.5 hours (flexible working)

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