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Credit Controller

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    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 25 days hols + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

Credit Controller - Reading, Berkshire
£28,000 - £32,000 + 25 days holiday
Full time office based initially, moving to 4 days a week in the office after training

This is a really unique, hands-on role, working for the UK division of one of our Global clients who have recently implemented a new accounts system, so require additional finance staff for their current finance team of 12.
The person responsible for this role will be working with the Credit Control team of 4, that sits within the current finance team of 12. You will need to know how to build relationships with customers, both internal & external. You will also need to be proactive, self-motivated, and happy to get involved with many varying tasks.

Responsibilities as the Credit Controller

  • Maintain the accuracy of all of the customer accounts allocated on your ledger, and to process cash allocation from bank statement, through the SAP system
  • Monitor any unallocted cash, liaising with business unit and customers to resolve unpaid amounts
  • Process new customer requests in SAP
  • Verify customer data using credit referencing agencies, and Companies House
  • Maintain the sales ledger, including annual credit reviews, name changes, changes to Companies House & credit risk information.
  • Manage insolvencies and Court recoveries, including 7 day letters (notice of intent).
  • Proactively manage ledger accounts to ensure accounts are paid strictly to terms including pre-due chasing, due reminders, overdue chasing, placing accounts on stop
  • Take card payments for non-credit customers
  • Manage queries - ensure query information for unpaid invoices has been passed to the relevant departments.
  • Monitor stopped accounts and orders on hold throughout the day to ensure orders can be released where necessary.
  • Issue monthly statements to customers / copy invoices
  • Handling all queries - ever via phone or email and rectify. resolve within the set timescales required

The successful Credit Controller will ideally be:

  • Offer a proven track record within CC or AR
  • Significant hands-on business experience with accounting functions
  • Previous/current experience of working with SAP or Oracle or similar large ERP would be ideal but full training will be given
  • Strong commercial and strategic understanding
  • Must be fluent in English (oral & written)
  • Able to manipulate data and have reasonable Excel skills.
  • Self-driven, results-oriented entrepreneurial person with a positive outlook and a clear focus
  • Attention to detail and ability to process a high volume of invoices.
  • Ability to work both within a defined structure as well as independently
  • A commitment to deliver great customer experience

My client can offer an immediate start for those candidates who are available at short notice, or wait a month for the right person, so please do get in touch for more details of this superb Credit Control role. The salary will be £28,000 - £32,000 + 25 days holiday + pension + bens. Modern offices, plenty of free parking, and a great opportunity to work with a friendly, talented finance team.


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