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Credit Controller

Location: BRENTFORD, MIDDLESEX Salary: 25000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3055825
My client are looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join thier busy team located in Brentford. 

Your main duties will include:
There should be a close liaison between the credit controller and the marketing /sales team so that credit issues are resolved smoothly.
Checking customer's credit situation
Deciding whether or not to offer the credit
Dealing with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotiating re-payment plans
Assist in the setting up of the credit control system
Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Firm
Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
Regularly making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
Ensure that all transactions are compliant with Company's policies and EU banking regulations
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
Propose write off of irrecoverable receivables
Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management
Undertake account reconciliations as required
Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
Develop the credit management capability within the organisation
Other duties as delegated from time to time by the M.D or Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence
If any customers stop paying or pay late then it's your responsibility to stop providing services, start legal action to collect the money owed (if necessary) and in the case of bankruptcy you'll have to report to your higher management about the strategies to make sure you can recover what you can.
You are expected to regularly review the company's debt recovery procedures.

A minimum of 3 years in a similar Credit Control position
Experience working with EMEA's is desirable. 
Excellent Communication skills 

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