Credit Controller

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £20,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    55543

My client based in Syston Leicester, is looking for a Credit Controller on a 6 Month FTC to commence with, and possibly increase thereafter.

Purpose of Position:

Reporting to the Credit Control Team Leader and based in our Head Office, the purpose of this role is to collect overdue debt in a professional and timely manner from both commercial and domestic customers.

Accountabilities:

• Responsibility for a portfolio of accounts and focussing on collectable debt to meet cash targets
• Authorising release of orders where credit limits have been exceeded or accounts have been placed “on stop” (in accordance with pre-determined guidelines)
• Requesting credit limit increases where appropriate
• Taking ownership of queries raised and liaise with other departments to resolve
• Weekly account reconciliations to minimize unallocated cash
• Completing tasks in a timely manner in accordance with set deadlines
• Placing accounts on stop and referring accounts for legal collection where viable
• Covering for colleagues during periods of absence
• Occasional Saturday working may be required in winter months on a rota basis

Measures and KPI’s:

Your Performance will be measured by reference to targets set around the following:

• Timely and accurate completion of the above responsibilities
• Annual objectives which will include KPI’s – Aged debt reduction and Bad Debt provision levels

Job holder requirements (Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Challenges / Decision Making)

Key Competencies:

• Experience in dealing with domestic personal debt would be an advantage but not essential
• Excellent customer service, time management and telephone skills
• Experience of dealing with a high volume of customer accounts and associated call volume
• Numerate and able to work with formulae
• Strong negotiator and query resolution ability
• Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel

Person Specification:

Essential

• Team player and target driven
• Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
• 5 GCSE’s (A to C), including Maths and English or equivalent
• Credit control experience in a high incoming telephone call environment
• Self-motivated

Desirable

• Portfolio Management circa 1,500 customer accounts

The duties in this role description are not exhaustive, and you may be required to perform other duties within your capability.

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