Credit Controller

Kcr Solutions Limited
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
15 Apr 2019
08 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
KCR Solutions are currently recruiting for a Credit controller to join a growing company based in Newcastle. This job description is a statement of the core duties of the Credit Controller working within the Finance Team Accountability The post holder is accountable directly to the Group Management Accountant. Role and Responsibilities
• Receive all remittance advices and post on Sage Accounts. Where there are any differences liaise with the relevant customers and the sales ledger assistant to resolve any queries.
• Liaise with the branches and workers on any queries that come in where we need their input and assist with getting paperwork or evidence to ensure payment
• Establish and maintain good working relationships with all our commissioners and clients to ensure smooth processes are in place to quickly resolve any invoice payment issues
• Use bespoke system to set up new contracts, update key information including pay and charge rules and source client information to help resolve queries
• Liaising with the sales ledger assistant where additional invoices and credit notes need to be raised.
• Tracking of invoice payments to ensure these are received within the contractual payment terms to ensure the organisation's cash flow position is properly maintained
• Negotiating repayment plans where necessary with private clients.
• Sending monthly debtors reports to the service managers and attend monthly meetings to review debt position and any issues.
• Providing a monthly debtors commentary and statistics to the Head of Financial Planning to be submitted for the monthly board meeting.
• Providing support to the external audit, including the preparation of an audit files Skills/Knowledge
• Knowledge of Sage Accounts is preferable
• IT literate and competent with Microsoft Office, especially excel.
• The ability to work in a team as well as individually
• The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines with good attention to detail.
• The job will entail some office admin including answering telephone calls, filing, archiving, scanning, photocopying and post.
• Polite telephone manner and ability to build good relationships with the branch staff Assisting the Chief Executive, Head of Financial Planning and Group Management Accountant in any other aspects of financial reporting and financial management that is deemed necessary including covering for other members of the finance team during holidays/other absence.