My client, a leading professional within their sector, is recruiting for a Credit Controller. This company offers a great working environment and benefits and are located in North Leicester, so easily commutable from throughout the East Midlands.
The Finance Operations team (“Fin Ops”) sits within International Finance responsible for delivering quality internal and external outputs to all stakeholders within a controlled framework for insurance Technical, Cash, Treasury and Expense Accounting activities.
Due to growth, complexity and drive for continuous process improvements the primary purpose of this role is to support the Finance team Leader with the day to day activities ensuring these are performed and controlled in line with timetable and standards.
To manage and maintain credit control for Professional Indemnity; to reduce the aged debt in this line of business through thorough and regular contact, and broker relationship management.
Prioritise large broker debt, including pro-active resolution of complex queries.
Monthly management information reporting for Professional Indemnity aged debt.
Assist with outbound payments, including commission, claims and refunds.
Assist cashiering function with unallocated cash query resolution.
To manage the relationship with key business representatives, understanding their needs, agreeing service delivery standards and ways of working, ensuring delivery against this expectation
Collaborate with Credit Control Manager in London to ensure consistency in approach and reporting
Contribute towards NPAS ARAP project where required by offering SME insight and input.
Provide support to the team, wider business and external clients with general Professional Indemnity queries
Adhoc duties as required by management including providing support when colleagues are on annual leave/sickness and assisting in other credit control tasks for other lines of business within the Leicester finance remit
Stakeholder Relationship Management
Build strong relationships across Finance Operations teams, including peer group and managers, as well as relevant business stakeholders, enabling the team to deliver high quality effective support to the rest of the Business.
Skills and Experience Specification:
Accounting technical knowledge
Track record of credit and aged debt reduction
Experience of the insurance industry
High level of attention to detail
Experience of cash allocation and pro-actively minimising unallocated cash.
Positive, can-do attitude
Problem solving ability
Good communication skills
Excellent organisational skills