Credit Controller

Posted 16 June by Search Recruitment Easy Apply

The Group Credit Controller is responsible for ensuring that all clients’ credit accounts are maintained on a weekly basis and any amounts owed to The Group and our clients are collected efficiently and effectively. This will involve a large amount of telephone work as well as liaising with other staff to deal with queries or issues arising.
Principal Responsibilities
• Pursue Clients for fees and other amounts due
• Liaise with other staff regarding queries and issues raised
• Update records regarding communications made and matters raised
• Process receipt of client cash and fee payments
• Prepare and distribute data and reports on a timely and efficient basis
• Preparation of online Court Collection Summons and High Court Enforcement
• Liaise directly with third party debt enforcement contractors

Customer Service
• To build and maintain effective relationships with our clients, by use of appropriate questioning, clarification and language
• To communicate courteously with all clients by telephone and email, progressing issues and queries to a successful conclusion at the earliest time

• To work as part of a team to achieve the company standards
• To work together with other departments to identify any process improvements and improve standards, efficiency and profitability
• To provide finance and credit control guidance and assistance to other team members on product solutions

Skills, Knowledge & Experience
• Good experience in collections of CCA arrears and debt
• Good understanding and experience working under FCA collections regulations
• Experience of credit control & debt management
• Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal
• Clear telephone manner and clear listening skills
• Resilient and pro-active
• Excellent customer focus
• Good IT skills - Microsoft Excel and an ability to use complex bespoke systems
• Analytical and logical problem solving skills
• Good business and commercial understanding
• Demonstrates drive and positive approach to work and a determination and motivation to achieve targets
• Good time management
• Team player
• Flexible approach

• Experience of working with HMRC highly preferable
• Knowledge of VAT and Personal Tax
• Knowledge of debt collection and FCA legislation

Hours of Work
• Hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch (Mon-Thurs) and 8.30am - 5.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch (Fri)
• 20 days holiday, increasing by 1 day per year to a maximum of 25 days

Search Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
"Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion".

Required skills

  • Credit Control

Reference: 35408622

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