Credit Controller

Location
England, Bedfordshire, Luton
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2019
Closes
01 Nov 2019
Ref
14052197/001
Contact
Seehab Ahmed
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified

A great opportunity for a Credit Controller to join an industry leading Leisure and Sport business with a nationwide presence that is primed to grow. Looking for someone that is immediately available or on a similarly short notice period.

Client Details

The client is a force within the Leisure and Sport sector with sites located across the country. They have a strong reputation amongst their customers for providing top quality products and require a strong credit controller to recover outstanding debt and look at the current finance processes to ensure the proactive collection of debt and reduction of future invoicing issues. With a large Finance team in place career progression is encouraged within the business. Located in Luton, they are an easy commute for anyone located in Luton, Dunstable, Bedford, Milton Keynes or the surrounding area.

Description

The Credit Controller will have responsibilities that include:

  • To manage a portfolio of existing and new customers for the purpose of controlling, reducing and maintaining debt
  • Achieve high volumes of daily credit control, documenting call activity - promised payments - instalments
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and working effectively across the Finance Department
  • Preparation of weekly Audit reports
  • Month End balance sheet reconciliations
  • Production of Monthly debt reports
  • Reconciliation on the in house Financial Accounting Software
  • Log customer disputes, ensuring the level of detail is sufficient for analysing root cause issues and resolving queries
  • Releasing orders in line with credit policy and updating list daily for stream stakeholders
  • Attend any meetings as required
  • Any ad-hoc tasks as required by Line Manager

Profile

The successful Credit Controller will have:

  • Previous experience in a Sales Ledger and reconciliations role - Essential
  • Demonstrable experience in a credit control position - Essential
  • Immediately Available or on a similarly short notice period - Essential
  • Strong IT skills - particularly Excel
  • Ability to communicate with customers and staff at all levels of the organisation (essential) with excellent telephone manner and customer service
  • To have negotiation skills in relation to credit control - Essential
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail - Essential
  • Ability to work well within a team and approachable nature - Essential
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines - Essential
  • A pro-active personality with an ability to take ownership of processes - Desirable
  • CICM Qualification or AAT Qualified - Desirable

Job Offer

The opportunity to join a Leisure and Sport giant in an interesting and varied role that offers good progression prospects. Free parking on site in an easily commutable location in Luton.

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