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Job Reference ST6373
Location Nantgarw
Salary / Hourly Rate Depending on experience
Sector Credit Control
Job Type Permanent
Details Full Time
Date Posted 26 Nov 2018

Job Description

Credit Controller
Permanent, Full Time
Monday – Friday, 8.45am-5pm (4.30pm finish on a Friday)
Salary depending on experience

Background information
Working as part of a small office based team the job involves working with the UK Finance and Sales teams, to proactively add-value to the Credit Control process.
The business has grown to a sufficient size that this position is now a critical position within the finance team requiring an individual to own, focus and develop the credit control process.
Circa £1m debtors’ ledger with over 750 customers. The business has ambitious growth plans, which could double revenue over the next 5 years. This will also result in an opportunity to drive controls/efficiencies in the credit control processes, which in turn will directly benefit the business.

Main Duties
• Communicate effectively with all customers to ensure a smooth cash collection process and strong cash flow management.
• Maintain and operate an efficient and accurate customer master data within the sales ledger (SAGE200).
• Maintain and post all transactions to UK Cash Book (SAGE200) – issue daily bank balances to senior management.
• Monthly reconciliation of customer statements and issuance on a monthly basis.
• Ability to create effective relationships with Sales team
• Meet monthly with the FC and Open Sales Manager to discuss all Open Sales customers and potential Bad Debt Provision and Bad Debt write offs.
• Maintain support system (Credit Hound) for population of customer notes / call backs / legal action etc which on updating will also populate Outlook diary with timetable of actions.
• Communicate and liaise with all key Customers to ensure invoices are received in a timely manner with correct and meaningful information useful for finance department.
• Control and Liaise with Sales department to ensure accuracy of job codes and nominal code and approval by appropriate person.
• Reconcile aged debtors to Sage nominal on a monthly basis.
• Any other duties as requested by the Finance or Managing Director.

Key Projects
• Involvement with implementation of customer financing option
• Quarterly review process of all customer related Ts and Cs
• Review all sales ledger procedures and processes and drive improvements.
• Review and ensure existing customer accounts are correctly setup on SAGE system
• Develop cash flow forecasting capability - working with FC / FD.

Absolute Requirement
Depth of knowledge and experience in credit control – Minimum 3 years’ experience.

Essential Qualities and Skills
• Proactive nature and use of initiative
• Attention to detail and a drive to increase standards of information
• An excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Good communication and listening skills
• Able to respond effectively to changing priorities
• Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines

Desirable Qualities and Skills
• Experience of Sage 200
• Experience of working with complex customer accounts
• Flexibility and capable of working on your own initiative but also within a team

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