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Credit Controller

Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Job Role
Credit Control
Contract Type
Full Time
Monday to Friday 9AM-5:30PM

Hybrid Office based 3 days, home based 2 days

£25K - £30k DOE

Fixed term Temp Contract 3 months with possibility of extension

Cardington, Bedford

HR Employment is looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join our well respected client based in Cardington, Bedford. The main purpose of the role is to actively manage the debtors of the business in our new in-house function. Supporting the Financial Controller, the Credit Controller will strengthen the cash flow position of the business, build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will assist in developing and implementing improved cash collections processes and controls in a rapidly evolving and dynamic business environment.

Key Tasks
  • Proactively manage and collect debts from company debtors
  • Assess new credit requests and review customers’ credit ratings
  • Assist with setting up the terms of credit for new clients
  • Work closely with the cashier to ensure customer accounts are up to date
  • Establish and maintain regular communications with clients to facilitate periodic payments
  • Deal with queries and liaise with site managers and sales team members to achieve resolutions to outstanding issues
  • Review, import and export sales invoices from different systems into one
  • Regularly reconcile sales ledger
  • Produce weekly and monthly reports for key stakeholders and provide reports for month end board pack
  • Review, suggest improvements and assist in the implementation of improvements to the processes and controls around all aspects of credit control
  • Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal) and ability to form successful working relationships
  • Excellent organisation & planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines while maintaining the quality and accuracy of the work
  • Previous experience as a Credit Controller essential
  • Ability to calmly deal with problematic client
  • Work collaboratively within a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in an evolving and fast paced environment
  • Competent user of Excel and familiar with Windows based products

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