Credit Controller

Square Mile Partners Limited
Slough, UK
16 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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

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

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