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Credit Controller

Credit Controller

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £10 - £13 per hour + + holiday pay

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

  • Contact email:

    fiona.price@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    FRP20226_1583080723

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #


Credit Controller - Reading

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a refreshingly energetic and growing business, a market leader in their FMCG industry, where their people and clients are extremely important to them. Our Reading based client (who are part of a much larger Group), has asked us to seek a personable, engaging Credit Controller, who is able to offer extensive recent experience, who is happy and comfortable handling a varied ledger of both small to large corporate clients. You must be available within a week's notice for this role - and you will be needed for at least two months with a high likelihood of a permanent role for the right person.

This Credit Controller role offers a great chance to work across some of the business's key accounts and aid them in maintaining a varied UK ledger.

The existing team of 6 in the Credit team are the real selling point here, and my client would like to hear from candidates who put customers at the heart of everything they do. As a Credit Control team, they have been with the business for a good amount of time, so work really well together, offer great training and are very warm and welcoming. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

Daily duties as a Credit Controller will include:

  • Daily responsibility for the collection of cash across a ledger of around 1,000 - 1,500 live accounts, handling a busy UK ledger of varied customers
  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Maintain and reduce the DSO where possible
  • Working to company policy and timescales regarding outstanding debt
  • Being confident in suggesting solutions for accounts that have issues or need action
  • Working collaboratively within the Credit Control team
  • Suggesting any improvements for procedures and processes
  • Providing reports for management on a weekly basis
  • Ad-hoc projects



Ideal profile as a Credit Controller:

  • Enthusiastic, energetic, combined with a passion for credit control
  • Able to tackle problems and queries with ease
  • A confident user of Outlook, Excel and accounting packages
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role



If you are an energetic, enthusiastic Credit Controller, and keen to gain your next career move, then please apply now. This is a great opportunity to step into a challenging role with endless career opportunities. Our client is based in Reading, offers plenty of free parking, modern offices and are within easy reach of all public transport routes.

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