Credit Controller

Recruiter
ep professional
Location
Coventry, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1265810687
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Controller

We are recruiting for a Credit Controller in the Coventry area with our well established client.

As a Credit Controller you will need to have:
  • Previous credit control experience
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Able to demonstrate effective methods of collecting debt
  • Strong IT skills are required including Excel to intermediate level and accounting software programmes
  • Ability to resolve complex debt issues
  • Respect for confidential information
  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
  • Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations

Details:
  • Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 per annum
  • Working Hours: Mon-Fri 09:00-18:00
  • Location: Coventry
  • Duration: Permanent

Role of a Credit Controller:
  • Maintaining regular contact with customers to ensure invoices are clear for payment
  • Calls made in advance to customers whose debt is due for payment ensuring no queries on invoices and where there are queries, they are resolved
  • Making regular contact with all customers to ensure invoice due dates are met
  • Timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments
  • Attend meeting at the end of each week to discuss debtor report
  • Reviewing aged debtors list for overdue accounts
  • Chasing debts from customers; obtaining overdue amounts without prejudicing customer goodwill
  • Liaising with sales and operational staff to ensure out-going invoices are correct or to obtain explanations of issues arising
  • Answering customer queries regarding disputed invoices, arranging for the issuance of credit notes if necessary
  • Allocating cash receipts against aged debtor
  • Assume responsibility for all collection activity, chasing overdue customers for outstanding debt, ensuring payment terms are adhered to and discussing payment plans where applicable
  • Assessing the credit worthiness of new and existing customer accounts via financial reports, bank references and customer visits
  • Reducing aged debtors and minimisation of bad debt risk
  • You will be posting cash and reconcile on monthly basis
  • Cover other departments when absence or holiday arises

Benefits of working with us as a Credit Controller:
  • 20 days holiday + 8 statutory days
  • Company pension scheme

If you are interested in the above role please click apply

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