Credit Controller

Posted 9 March by Purchasing Professionals

Benefits - Annual bonus/3% Pension/Social events/Great office environment/Training & Development/Career progression

Job Role

We are looking for a pro-active credit controller to support the Finance team by responding to customer invoice queries, amending invoices and processing special requirements. You will take responsibility for carrying out all duties relating to credit control.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Resolve Invoice and Direct Debit queries by phone and email
  • Process customer special arrangements and amendments to invoices as required and ensure the relevant team members are informed of changes
  • Prepare and Maintain large spreadsheets regarding debt control
  • Control multiple debtor spreadsheet, each relating to different departments and products within the business
  • Build relationships with customers to improve number of debtors and days outstanding
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist with month end preparation and procedures
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role
  • A certain level of flexibility regarding availability outside normal working hours is required at month end

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience of working within a finance department
  • AAT Qualified or working towards
  • Strong working knowledge of Sage
  • Sound understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Awareness of the provisions of the Data Protection Act and be able to apply these within the organisation
  • Excellent level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerised accounting software
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Excellent organisational skills used in planning own work
  • Calm and professional disposition
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of concentration
  • Able to respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Able to manage high volume workload
  • Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision
  • Willingness to accept responsibility
  • Good analytical ability
  • Good problem solving ability


Required skills

  • Credit Control
  • Finance
  • Reconciliation
  • Sage

Reference: 34652100

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