Credit Controller

Recruiter
Square Mile Partners Limited
Location
Slough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
28 Jul 2019
Ref
1181376541
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Square Mile Partners are currently recruiting for a Credit Controller, on a permanent basis, on behalf of an SME client of ours based in the Slough area.

The opportunity:

You will be the full time credit controller also dealing with parts of AP. It is a very close knit team with a real family feel to it.

Duties Include:
  • Manage the sales ledger and be responsible for credit collections, ensuring that credit terms are enforced and collection targets are met
  • Chasing debt and obtaining payment using effective collection techniques - telephone, email etc
  • Maintain and issue monthly account statements to clients
  • Query resolution and credit note processing, resolving disputes efficiently
  • Liaising with co-ordinators and working with clients to resolve queries
  • Building relationships with clients with regular contact
  • Sales ledger account reconciliations and produce associated weekly commentary for Financial Controller
  • Meet company DSO and aged debt targets
  • Customer account maintenance
  • Manage cash allocation and daily bank download
  • Monthly reporting to Financial Controller
  • Performing credit assessments using credit rating portals
  • Produce weekly cash forecasts
  • Bank cheques and cash received
  • Process credit card payments
  • Assist Financial Controller with VAT returns
  • Maintenance of EU sales VAT data
  • Adhoc bank payments and process on Sage
  • Monthly bank reconciliation
  • Analyse and process credit card usage on Sage
  • Coding and entering purchase ledger invoices onto Sage and SIGMA
  • Provide cover for purchase ledger during periods of absence and assist Financial Controller where required
  • Keep accurate petty cash records and maintain cash balance
  • Sales invoice filing and assist with year end filing and archiving

Key requirements:
  • Proven credit controller experience
  • Minimum of 5 years' Credit Control/accounts experience
  • Excellent Excel skills (Vlook-Ups)
  • Good experience in Sage
  • Ability to manipulate data between systems
  • Effective time management
  • Proactive and a team player

Benefits:
  • 23 Days holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension contributions
  • Free Parking on site

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