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Credit Control and Accounts Receivable Controller

Posted 30 November 2017 by Halliday Marx Ended

High growth FMCG company based in central London is looking for an experienced Credit Control / Accounts Receivable professional to join its vibrant finance team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager in a team of 10, the successful candidate will be one of 2 Credit Control / Accounts Receivable Controllers, and will be sole responsible for a large portfolio of customer accounts.


Credit Control

  • Ensure all customers pay in accordance with company payment terms
  • Keep days outstanding on portfolio to an agreed level
  • Ensure customers are chased and that reminder letters are dispatched as necessary
  • Regularly spend time with the relevant Account Managers to update them on their accounts and new procedures, processes etc
  • Build strong relationships with customers with occasional visits with the Account Manager where necessary
  • Producing and dispatching statement of accounts
  • Keep detailed chasing notes
  • Recommend accounts which should go on stop and ensure Sales are kept informed
  • Provide copy invoices as requested
  • Deal with all customer queries performing a customer service role and therefore removing any obstacle to delay invoice payment

Accounts Receivables

  • Identify and log all cash receipts from bacs and cheques
  • Post all cash receipts to the sales ledger
  • Allocate and reconcile all cash receipts
  • Regularly review unallocated cash and keep to agreed levels
  • Arrange refunds to customers for over payment and duplicate payments upon written request from customers
  • Ensure all invoices are generated including manual invoices from time to time
  • Load invoices onto some customer's systems
  • Assist in the preparation of the weekly customer payment run


  • Candidates must have solid experience of Accounts Receivable and Credit Control
  • Experience of working in a busy, high-volume environment is required
  • Excellent relationship building experience is required
  • SAP experience is desirable, but not essential
  • Confident telephone manner and excellent all round communication skills - essential
  • Organised and efficient with a "can-do" attitude

Reference: 33930755

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