Finance Officer / Sole Credit Controller

Posted 6 March by You and Me Recruitment

The Finance Officer / Credit Controller is responsible for supporting the Finance department for a well-known Retail Company based in East London. The position reports to the Group Financial Controller.

The Credit Controller will work as part of the team and performs duties as below.

  • Post daily bank receipts in multiple currency on customer accounts ensuring accuracy of postings.
  • Post daily cash and credit card receipts on customer accounts ensuring accuracy of postings.
  • Match and allocate receipts and credit notes on customer accounts
  • Purchase ledger, Bank Recs
  • Reconcile Customer accounts and send customer statements as per frequency schedule.
  • Monitor and set credit limits in consultation with departmental head
  • Follow up and chase outstanding customer invoices ensuring payment is received by the due date.
  • Preparing Aged Debtors, Overdue, Due Date Report and other reports as required.
  • You will be able to Manage Debtors Days in accordance with targets set.
  • Conduct customer due diligence in coordination with due diligence officer
  • Preparing claims for overdue customer invoices for debt collector and reporting to insurers in accordance with reporting deadline.
  • Filing invoice copies, credit notes, remittances and other relevant documents

Ideal skills specification:

  • Experience of credit control and account receivables within retail / similar industry
  • Experience of handling multi-currency and dealing with customer across the world especially Europe, Far-east and China.
  • Strong customer service skills to chase customers
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Able to work to strict deadlines in a fast paced organisation
  • Working Knowledge of Sage and SUN software

Required skills

  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Credit Control
  • Journals
  • Purchase Ledger

Application question

Do you have credit control experience?

Reference: 34033256

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