Credit Controller - South Birmingham, £25,000 (6 months initial contract)
Are you an experienced Credit Controller, looking for an opportunity to join an established client with ambitious growth plans?
Your role will be initially for a fixed 6-month contract but comes with genuine opportunities for longer-term prospects and the potential to go permanent in time too.
Before we look at what you'll be doing, let's cut to the good stuff....
What's on offer?
This client is on an exciting growth journey, having recently relocated their finance function, in the next few years they are targeting a 100%+ increase in turnover. Your role in the Credit Control function will be pivotal to ensuring the relationships with customers are developed and that the business maintains a healthy cash flow. In addition to a competitive salary, there's a range of great benefits on offer such as a 10% combined pension, life assurance, a flexible buy/sell holiday scheme (25 + BH standard) some hybrid working and many additional discounts on those everyday life perks such as holidays, car leasing and discounts on restaurants/cinemas etc.
Sound appealing? If so, here's what you'll be doing.
Reporting to the Accounts Receivable Manager, you will be asked to maintain an assigned section of their receivables ledger to ensure the collection of outstanding debts in line with company expectations
* Maintain effective and regular communication with customers via phone and email to ensure all debts are kept to a minimum
* Collect targeted debts within the company expectations
* Distribute statements and reminder correspondence
* Liaise with all external/internal stakeholders to ensure a swift resolution to any outstanding queries
* Regular review of any unallocated cash
* The ongoing upkeep of all customer files on the internal database, logging progress as appropriate
* Scanning and filing of any legal administration
What do you need to bring to the table?
You'll be an experienced Accounts Receivable/Credit Control professional with a tenacity and determination to deliver against monetary targets. As with any role such as this, your communication skills (Orally and written) will need to be exceptional. You'll have worked in a high-volume, fast-paced collections environment for at least 12 months and ideally have working knowledge of retentions and invoicing/Application processes. Any previous B2B collections experience in the Construction or related industries would be highly advantageous.
Our client is ready to move to interview immediately for appropriate candidates so please don't delay in applying if the above appeals. Not sure or would like to know more before you apply, just get in touch and we will be happy to discuss it further with you