Credit Controller

  • Location

    Sutton in Ashfield

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23k per year

  • Contact:

    Stacey Harvey

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity within Credit Control? Do you want to work for a large family-owned group of autonomous companies?

We are recruiting for a Credit Controller for our client based in Sutton-In-Ashfield to manage the debtor's ledger, ensuring customer pay to terms.

This is a full-time permanent position, working Monday - Friday, 8.15am - 5.15pm.

As Credit Controller your duties will involve:

  • Maintaining accurate timely records supporting the operational teams with timely responses for requests, understanding they are the customer
  • Assist the Credit Control Supervisor as directed
  • To resolve any queries raised by customers
  • As required assist with the credit control filing systems
  • Attend departmental meetings as required
  • Chase customers for payment and if debt is overdue utilise credit stop/7 days letter/legal action to recover debt
  • Creation of new customers on Syteline and other dependant systems in accordance with Internal Control Framework as determined by the Head of Finance
  • Maintain customer records on Syteline
  • Where appropriate seek credit insurance limits for international customers
  • Resolve any external or internal issues to enable customers to pay invoices
  • To take customer card payments as well as train/coach others to do so as authorised to do so by the Head of Finance
  • As required assist with the daily banking reports from Barclays.net and matching to customers remittances
  • As required assist with the daily cash postings to Syteline customer accounts
  • As required assist with the daily cash posting reconciliation between Syteline and bank statement

Desired Attributes:

  • Good communication skills required to converse professionally and present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience of working within an established finance team
  • Flexibility to adapt to change, an appetite to learn and develop own skill set
  • Capability to prioritise own work to meet deadlines without having to be directly supervised at all times
  • Competent with Microsoft Excel
  • Accustomed to speaking on the telephone in a polite and professional manner, working with both finance and non-finance personnel
  • A sales ledger background is essential
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Required to work proactively and under own initiative
  • Experience working within the sales ledger environment and regularly working alongside other Finance team members
  • An eye for detail, commercially minded and passionate about adding value
  • Prior knowledge of Microsoft Office, associated software and working with ERP systems advantageous but not essential
  • Sound secondary education
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good telephone manner and ability to handle calls from supplier representatives at all levels
  • ability to multi-task
  • Highly organised
  • Motivated by task completion
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Sales Ledger

If this role sounds like you, please do not hesitate to apply.