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Credit Controller

Posted 13 February by Jonas Group UK Ended

At Jonas we have long realised that our greatest asset is our employee base. As such we strive to provide our team with a fantastic working environment and an enriching career, which we know will translate into world class service to our valued clients. This allows Jonas Software to maintain and extend our lead as the premier software and services provider in each of our markets. If being part of a growing organization that moves at a fast pace and constantly strives to get better each and every day is what you are looking for, then we want to hear from you. Everyone has heard the sports analogy "to be the best, you have to beat the best"; well at Jonas Software we have tweaked that slightly to fit vertical market software. We believe to be the best you have to hire and retain the best!!!

POSITION:

Reporting to the Transactional Team Lead with a dotted line to the Financial Controller you will be working as part of the Hub B Finance team, the Credit Controller will be responsible for the management of credit control ledgers within their portfolio to ensure the delivery of accounting information within a high performing culture.

You will be expected to provide excellent customer service to both external and internal customers and adhere to the policies and guidelines set by the department within a high performance culture. Additionally, you will be required to assist with aging analysis, supporting cash flow forecasting and analysis and basic bookkeeping.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a multi-faceted role where the post holder will be expected (but is not limited) to:

  • Call and e-mail customers to discuss and collect payments

  • Make notes of findings in the accounting system for reference

  • Review aged debt report on a daily basis to identify overdue debt

  • Provide special focus on the collection of aged (6 month +) and problematic debt

  • Help to facilitate the resolution of customer queries with the appropriate internal staff to ensure payment is received

  • Manage credit referencing

  • Monitor credit limits and payment terms

  • Input cash receipts on a daily basis to identify outstanding remittances

  • Allocate cash received and reconciliation of customer accounts

  • Send out overdue account statements and further reminders in line with Company Control Policy

  • Prepare cash and age debtor reports. To distribute to accurate reports in a timely manner as required.

  • Working alongside Business Unit Managers to help drive KPI targets

  • From time to time this role may require travel to other sites.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferably AAT qualified, but would consider part-qualified or qualified by experience
  • Must have at least 2 years previous credit control experience and basic bookkeeping skills to assist journal preparation

  • A demonstrated ability to process large quantity of data quickly and effectively and to deliver results

  • Strong commercial acumen and financial analysis skills

  • Excellent IT skills including a high level of proficiency in Excel

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience of Microsoft Great Plains software would be an advantage.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • You will have strong interpersonal with both written and verbal communication skills at all levels, with a confident and professional telephone manner
  • You will have a strong work ethic and be highly organised and methodical

  • Solution-focused, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks.

  • Persistent and resilient under pressure, with a good sense of humor

  • You will be detailed oriented and accurate with the ability to review your own work and detect and fix errors prior to your managers review

  • A good team player, who can work on their own initiative as well as follow guidance and instructions from senior members of the team

  • A willingness to take personal responsibility for issues

  • Self-motivated, resourceful and keen to learn and share knowledge

  • Flexible and hardworking approach

  • A car driver is desirable as there may be a requirement to visit other sites.

To be successful in the role you will also need a high degree of personal initiative and the ability to interact with non-financial managers and staff at all levels.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Credit Controller with the desire to progress and begin a career with the Company.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and job responsibilities.

Required skills

  • AAT
  • Bookkeeping
  • Cash Flow
  • Customer Queries
  • Journal

Reference: 34096101

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