Credit Control Manager

Recruiter
JCL Recruitment
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1294408237
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified
Credit Control Manager This thriving company, with ten branches within and around the M25, is one of the leading suppliers of roofing and building materials in London and the South East. The company has been operating for more than 40 years and has built up strong relationships with leading manufacturers during this time. As a result, they meet all their customer's needs and offer the latest products on the market. Due to retirement, the company is looking to appoint a Credit Control Manager to work at the company HO in Hanwell, West London. We are looking for a credit controller who has a minimum of three years experience in a similar role, however you must be a hands on individual as this is a small team so you will be expected to get involved in all aspects of credit control in a busy working environment. As the company has multiple operating depots you will also be expected to periodically visit branches to help branch staff with financial and credit issues and trading actions. You must therefore be a good team player with a high degree of communication skills, dealing with company staff as well as clients. Job spec as follows Review applications for new accounts using appropriate external means of enquiry. Recommend action on granting credit, credit limits and terms of trading, within the time limits set out in the credit policy. Review applications for increased credit limits and recommend action, within the time limits set out in the credit policy. Proactively review credit limits and recommend courses of action including increases, decreases, withdrawal of credit facilities. Liaison with branch managers and directors on all aspects of the operation and supervise sales ledger department. Establish relationships with major customers to ensure the smooth operation of their accounts. Issue standard reminder letters for overdue accounts in accordance with the credit policy. From final demand stage, liaise with branch managers to ensure timely recovery action in respect of seriously overdue accounts. Management of the litigation process from issue of proceedings, answering defendants' responses and counterclaims, obtaining and enforcing judgement, recovery of costs and interest and liaison with third parties e.g. bailiffs where necessary. Maintain facilities with appropriate service organisations and Court Services to ensure that the company is able to address collection and litigation issues promptly and effectively when they arise. Opening new accounts, Processing invoices daily, credit notes and associated administration; Chasing overdue accounts and reviewing over credit limits; Put accounts on stop and removing accounts from stop; Reconciling and allocating payments received; Dealing with intercompany accounts & reconciliation; Ensuring sending out monthly statements; Reconciliations for audit & reporting purposes. e.g Aged debtors, bad debt, Monitoring and reporting debtors position on a monthly basis. Monthly reporting of debtor days outstanding at company and branch level. Recommend branch debtor day targets. Immediate reporting to branch and senior management of information affecting the ability or willingness of a customer to meet their financial obligations to the company. Other ad hoc projects and analysis as and when required. Salary will be in the range of £35000 To apply, please contact John Lindop by sending your cv or contact him by phone for a confidential discussion. position needs to be filled asap

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