Credit Controller

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Page Personnel Finance
Location
Chelmsford
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The role will be a stand alone credit controller role based in Chelmsford. Training will be provided along with continuous support.

Client Details

My client are a successful plant hire company who are relocating to Chelsmford who have been providing a premium service for the last 50 years.

Description

They key responsibilities for this Credit controller role are:

  • Process accounts and incoming payments (including cash and cheques) daily in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Weekly update with the Finance Manager and Managing Director to review AR ledger
  • Monthly update with Finance Manager to review Credit balances and Bank reconciliation
  • Perform regular reviews of Accounts Receivable and take full accountability for the integrity and accuracy of information and data
  • Support depot managers with invoice runs (including production of print invoices where required)
  • Responsible for debt chase cycle using key company software (Syrinx, Sage, Credit Hound) including:Issue of statements
  • Calling customers to confirm balances and get payment dates and values
    Act as first point of contact for queries (including proactively identifying issues) and ensure depot managers deal with in a timely manner
  • Issue reminder letters in line with process and chase customers by phone / email
  • Negotiate with late payers
  • Escalate and manage 3rd party legal debt collections where required * Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted and manage off / on hold
  • Day to day management of confidential invoice discounting facility
  • Support new credit account checking and undertake credit checks and references before establishing credit limit with credit reference agencies
  • Circulate aged debtor report to depot managers every Monday
  • Manage petty cash and till floats

Profile

The successful credit Controller will need:

  • Credit Control: 2 years (Required)
  • Sage 50: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Offer

  • £20,000 - £25,000 Basic Salary

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