Credit Controller

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My client is looking for an experienced stand-alone Credit Controller to carry out the below, working for a well-established organisation within the manufacturing industry.

• Chasing debt by telephone, letter and email, to reduce debt and DSO
• Investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of debts
• Using Credit Safe and Atradius, establish insured debt levels for credit limits
• Pick up Credit Safe warnings and raise any concerns on accounts with the FD
• Control (with a couple of other Finance staff), putting accounts on hold and removing from on hold depending upon debt levels / age, orders placed and receipts on Sage 200 (and a manual spreadsheet for a subsidiary account)
• Allocate monies received to invoices and raise any inconsistencies with the customer
• Deal with management and operational requests on credit requests – orders received
• Review each debtor account at least once per quarter
• Receive credit note requests, evaluate, get authorised and raise credit notes
• Update credit note log and produce a monthly report (simple extract)
• Cooperate with Advantedge for factoring
• Develop AR controls
• Ad hoc Finance reports
• The company currently use Sage and Xero, but will be transferring to SAP, knowledge of this system would be advantageous

Skills and experience required:

• Previous experience as a Credit Controller
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential
• Working knowledge of Sage, Xero and SAP is desirable
• Self-motivated and resilient, with effective communication skills (written and verbal)
• Confident, proactive and target driven individual
• Numerate with a good eye for detail
• Strong negotiation skills
• Ability to work effectively within a team environment and support other areas when needed

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