Credit Controller

Lookers plc
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
09 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Credit Controller, Finance Department Contract Type: Permanent Ref. req4414 There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do. About the role We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Credit Controller to join our team. You will develop strong relationships with customers whilst working closely with several departments within the business. Main

Timely collection and recovery of overdue sales ledger debts Maintain customer accounts, credit limits and prevention of bad debt Liaise with fleet and lease companies, councils, large motor dealers and other businesses Promptly respond to telephone calls and emails from internal and external sources Resolve queries and collate details of disputed invoices Produce a weekly debt report, reminder letters and monthly statements Support supervisor with ad-hoc tasks Essential Skills and Experience: Previous experience of working in credit control is essential Experience in the motor industry would be highly advantageous Good level of computer literacy - Word, Excel, Outlook. Knowledge of ADP/Kerridge would be advantageous. Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills Why us? In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus. As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017. If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check. Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received. This job was originally posted as