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Credit Controller

Posted 1 February by Wade Macdonald Ended

Credit Controller - £ competitive + Bonus + Benefits - Central Reading

My client is a forward thinking FMCG company based near Reading town centre. They are currently seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join their team on a permanent basis.

You will oversee a section of the UK Sales Ledger and be responsible for credit collections, analysis, reporting and query resolution within a varied portfolio of debtors including key accounts.

The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with experience in a team based collections environment, ensuring accurate cash flow forecasting and hold overall responsibility for driving down DSO through effective and streamlined cash collection processes - obtaining timely payment from debtors via online banking, credit card and BACS. My client is offering an incentivised bonus in addition to the base salary and additional benefits.

You will be required to build long-standing relationships both internally and externally and solve any queries relating to invoices and disputes by partnering with stakeholders within the business.

Duties include:

  • Credit control and credit analysis.

  • Obtaining payment from clients using effective collection techniques via telephone/email.

  • Query resolution and credit note processing resolving disputes efficiently.

  • Sales Ledger account reconciliations and associated commentary & forecasting.

  • Running stop processes on accounts and communicating with internal stakeholders.

  • Report and review +90 day overdue or doubtful debtors with Credit Manager.

  • Customer account maintenance.

  • Must be well organised and flexible and capable of working to tight deadlines.

  • Some customer visits as required.

The Candidate:

  • Proven experience as a Credit Controller +2 years.

  • Confident, versatile telephone manner.

  • Outgoing, engaging personality and the ability to work with a diverse portfolio of debtors.

  • Pro-active approach to collections and developing rapport with debtors.

  • Team player who is happy to work within a team and add value during busy periods.

  • Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong Excel skills - Vlookup, ledger production, statement production and ad-hoc reporting.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Credit Controller to join a highly respected business near Reading.

If this sounds like the ideal job for you please click to apply or contact James Adey at Wade Macdonald for further information.

Credit Controller - £ competitive + Bonus & Benefits - Central Reading

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Reference: 34377810

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