Credit Controller/Purchase Ledger Clerk

Posted 12 May by Nigel Wright
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Role Overview and Organisation
Nigel Wright is proud to be supporting a reputable business based in Billingham in their search for an Credit Controller/Purchase Ledger Clerk.  The key responsibilities of the role are to support the Financial Controller in the finance function. To provide an efficient Credit Control & Purchase function to the finance department Accurate reporting and inputs into all systems. To carry out the role in a confidential manner.

The Role
Credit Control
  • Management of Debtor accounts
  • Ensuring timely payments are received
  • Processing incoming funds
  • Reconciling invoices
  • Liaising via telephone with suppliers
  • Liaising with debt collection agency as and when necessary
  • Reporting credit control status weekly to the Senior Management Team
Purchase Ledger
  • Coding invoices to correct nominal codes
  • Accurate posting of supplier invoices on sage 50
  • Petty cash top up and reconciliation for multiple sites and head office
  • Credit card posting and reconciliation for senior managers
  • Reconcile supplier statements resolving any queries
  • Check/query expense payments and process for senior management
  • Log all purchase orders and provide guidance for users of process/systems
  • Deal with supplier queries and build relationships and to gain best terms
  • Maintain purchase ledger client records, ensuring all creditor details including address, payment terms are accurate and up to date
  • Weekly forecasting for payment runs, providing finance director information to help with cash flow
  • Production of payment runs for authorisation and process payment setup on the bank
  • Production and distribution of remittances for all payments
  • Administer credit card receipts including all checks before posting to sage
  • Administration support for head office function Provide support to sites ref cost reductions etc
  • Active member of the phone answering team to ensure customer queries are dealt with effectively.
  • Distribution of post and logging of external post
  • Use of Power Bi for ad-hoc reporting and to support sales function as required – training given
  • To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.
  • Any other reasonable requests by the management team that fall within your capabilities & skills

The Person
  • Experience in Accounts / Finance Function
  • AAT Accounting (Level 2 or above) • Sage 50
  • Microsoft office – must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Computer literate and ability to use inhouse software (training given)
  • Experience in credit control
  • Confidence and the ability to place pressure tactfully on companies who owe money
  • Ability to work in a team
  • The ability to prioritise, adapt and use own initiative in a busy working environment
  • Excellent communication, administration & organisation skills
  • Good level of written and oral communication – spelling, grammar and accuracy of the written word
  • Good telephone manner

Reference: 42698058

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