Accounts Assistant / Credit Controller

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £22,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    54690

Purpose of the Role:

This role is to look after the credit control function, provide other administrative support to the Finance Manager and cover various other tasks within the Finance department.

This is a permanent position and would suit someone who is proactive, confident and has very good Excel skills.

Duties include:

– Maintain debtors of approx. 300 live accounts
– Providing monthly statements, DD notice and copy invoices to customers via post and email
– Ensuring customers pay on time – email reminders and telephone when necessary
– Credit insurance administration
– Credit Limit administration, including forecasting
– Aged debt and Credit Limit reporting, and include reporting to Parent company in Germany
– To perform credit checks for existing and new customers
– Review and release orders over credit limit, in accordance with company policy
– Process new account applications
– Attend credit circle meetings, and produce summary report of discussions at the meeting
– Resolve customers queries and reconcile accounts
– Liaise with other members of the accounts department to ensure the Direct Debit payments are processed correctly
– Maintain customer master file
– Other ad hoc accounts and admin duties as required

Other Duties:

Any other accounting duties as required, including cover for the Accounts Assistant and Accounts Administrator.

Required Experience and Skills
– Previous experience as a Credit Controller / Administrator in a business to business sales environment
– Excellent communicator at all levels
– Strong organisational skills
– SAP and Microsoft office, especially very good Excel skills
– Customer focused and a team player
– Accuracy and an eye for detail
– Experience of Journal posting and month end procedures would be an advantage

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.