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Credit Controller

Employer
4 Resourcing Ltd
Location
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Credit Control
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Credit Controller for a small but busy finance team. The role will manage the efficient and timely collection of sums due to the business from its two trading entities, act to ensure that credit facilities are maintained within advisory limits and maintain a forward plan to enable cashflow planning. You will be responsible for reviewing entries on both ledgers to work towards a position where all accounts are reconciled with customer records and eliminate unallocated or queried items.

Working Hours/Benefits
  • Mon-Fri 8.30am 5pm- office based role
  • 21 days annual leave per year + statutory bank holiday
  • Stakeholder pension scheme Free on-site parking
  • Company benefits scheme discounted goods/services
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • 1 x wellbeing day per annum


Specific responsibilities

Manage and execute multiple methods to ensure on time payment of invoices as appropriate. These maybe traditional telephone chase-ups, portals, emails or otherwise:

oVia EDI/customer self-manage portals

oHigh volume, low value accounts

oLarge grocery customers

oMulti-site customers with head office accounts

Achieve quick resolution of primary issues preventing payment (absence of PO numbers etc) that are actionable within finance promptly.

Ensure SAP and JDE systems are kept up to date with payments received.

Ensure that debit notes are promptly and accurately recorded to enable offsetting of payments received.

Ensure that all invoices and documents are reliably received by the customer.

Instigate recovery proceedings promptly including execution of reminder letter cycles.

Record and maintain credit limits against individual accounts in accordance with advice from credit data agency.

Escalate issues internally that are causing payment to be delayed and monitor progress.

Produce weekly aged debtor reports and circulate internally along with cashflow forecast for receipts for all items outstanding on the ledger.

Highlight areas where business practice is causing complexity, inefficiency or delays to payment and escalate these to the Finance Operations Manager.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Experience of managing a credit control or debt management function
  • Experience with system implementation and process improvement
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong IT skills, preferably in using various finance packages

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