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Credit Controller - 9 Month FTC

Posted 23 February by JSS Search Limited Easy Apply Ended

The Role

The role of the Credit Controller is to support the Credit Control Team with the execution & collection of Client Invoices, Credit Control processes and procedures. You will be responsible for timely, accurate and complete collection of outstanding balances. This will require close collaboration with various stakeholders, internal & external, in order to resolve issues and to improve business processes and meet monthly & quarterly collection targets.

The Credit Controller needs to work as a member of a flexible Credit Control/Accounts Receivable team. The Specialist must be proactive in collections, in line with current UK Head Office processes & procedures.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare statements for clients
  • Review the aging for past due accounts and contact customer to arrange payment. Coordinate collection effort with Internal Stakeholders
  • Participate in weekly AR Meetings to review A/R Ageing & Collection Target
  • Meet monthly cash collection targets in conjunction with Head of Credit Control
  • Prepare all checks received and ensure that these are sent to Lockbox
  • Ensure Invoices that require posing are sent out in a timely manner
  • Monitor clients on cash collection against targets set by/or in the absence of Head of Credit Control
  • Accurately allocate cash to client accounts & ensure this is up to date with the Credit Control Team
  • New Client Processes
  • Keep Line Manager updated on escalations & any significant collection issues.
  • Engaging clients in the dialogue around any issue with payments of accounts
  • Adhere to all internal control policies
  • Other duties as assigned by Line Manager or Head of Credit Control+

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years of prior experience with collections, cash application, and an integrated accounting system is required
  • Great communications skills
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • A proven track record of delivering results within credit control
  • Experience of working under pressure to deliver to a customer (internal or external)
  • A service driven mentality, able to deal with tight deadlines
  • IT literate - to include Excel
  • Experience of improving client collection processes
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Global Credit Control Experience

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Communications
  • Credit Control
  • Data
  • Payments

Reference: 34540559

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