Credit Control/ Accounts Receivable Clerk

Credit Control/ Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £25000 per annum + monthly bonus

  • Contact:

    Jess Brannigan

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Credit Control/ Sales Ledger Clerk


Gleeson Recruitment are currently supporting a highly reputable financial services organisation based in a prime location of the City Centre, with their need to recruit an experienced Credit Controller/ Sales Ledger Clerk on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful and welcoming team with amazing prospects; paying between £22,000 - £25,000 per annum.

  • To proactively retrieving all outstanding debt on allocated ledgers
  • Effectively manage individual portfolios
  • Chasing customers via telephone, letter and email
  • Investigate and follow up on any outstanding debt
  • Allocation of cash to relevant accounts
  • Process credit notes, journals and contra transfers
  • Maintain account reconciliations, including commentaries as to debtor position
  • Ensure all funder information is kept up to date with accurate information
  • Liaise with other departments including operational staff to resolve any queries
  • Build and maintain relations with external funders as well as internal staff
  • Escalate any key issues relating to outstanding debts and customer complaints to the relevant person
  • Support the Accounts Receivable and Billing Manager
  • Provide cover for the rest of the sales ledger team
  • Provide assistance with any ad hoc tasks / reporting necessary
  • Highlight areas for improvements in relation to processes and systems

Personal requirements

  • Prior experience of working within an end to end credit control position
  • Good IT skills, including excel
  • Previous experience implementing processes and procedures
  • Logical approach to tasks
  • Sound knowledge of cash management, credit risk and sales ledger
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work well under pressure
  • High level of numerical and analytical skills, attention to detail

To apply for the Credit Control position, please click on the apply now button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

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