Credit Controller

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £25,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    55350

My client is one of Europe”s most respected manufacturers in the making of components, and is a major supplier to many of the leading names in the market. Offering various engineering solutions, from individual precision machined components to complex pipe assemblies.

Based in LE10 – Salary £25,000

THE ROLE:

Our Company is looking for a Credit Controller to manage and minimise aged debt, along with maintaining Sales Ledgers to a high level of accuracy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. General management of the sales ledger function to maximise the Company’s cash balances
2. To collect outstanding debt from our customers, ensuring timely payments are received within agreed limits
3. Assist in reviewing new customer credit applications, and ensuring adherence to credit policies
4. Sales account reconciliation
5. Accurate cash allocation
6. Raise credit notes with appropriate supporting documentation for approval by Manager / Finance Manager
7. Ensuring procedures and controls are adhered to at all times
8. Sales invoice processing
9. Month End procedures and reporting
10. Managing client relationships
11. Work closely with our Centralised Stores to resolve any issues via e-mail and face to face
12. Support Purchase Ledger and other finance functions as and when required, this could include processing Supplier Invoices, Reconciling Supplier statements, 1 weekend a year assisting on Stocktake, assisting with our yearly Finance audit

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION:

1. High level of literacy and numeracy
2. Strong reconciliation skills
3. Conscientious
4. Good communication skills both written and verbal
5. Excellent negotiation skills when dealing with debtors
6. Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Epicor or similar package
7. Good time management skills
8. Able to work on own initiative and confident
9. Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
10. The ability to recognise an issue or opportunity, and work with the Accounts Team Leader to effectively implement
11. Flexibility to assist within other areas of the department

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

– Previous experience in a similar role
– Previous experience of working with large Blue-Chip Companies, and handling such like major accounts
– A working knowledge of Epicor is desirable, but not essential as training will be provided
– Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

HOURS:

Monday – Thursday, 8am to 5pm
Friday, 8am to 1pm

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