Our well established and dynamic client is looking to recruit a Junior Credit Controller to join their Finance Department.
The ideal candidate would be someone who is interested in creating a career in Finance, particularly Credit Control. This role would suit someone who has some exposure to accounting matters but who is keen to specialise in a career in credit control, an insight into telecoms is also advantageous.
The primary function of this role is to facilitate the collection of debt owed to the business, to maximise profit and to reduce outstanding payments.
·Provide regular updates to Dept Manager via End of Day reports
·Ensure activity and productivity is achieving set monthly measures
·Prioritise debts in order of size and importance using initiative to demonstrate the value and benefit to the company
·Offer suggestions around process improvement and highlight the potential man hours saved
·Demonstrate excellent work ethic
·Effective management of client data
·Ensure that debts are collected in a timely manner
·Meet cash & debtor monthly targets set by the company
·Use email, letters, and telephone to contact debtors and ensure payment of outstanding invoices.
·Regularly make contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
·Deal with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotiating re-payment plans
·Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
·Provide accurate advice on billing queries
·Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries
·Keep a detailed record of all communication with the customer
·At times deal with liquidators and ask for bad debts to written off.
·Other duties as delegated from time to time by the CFO or Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence