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Senior Credit Controller

Employer
Reed
Location
Felixstowe, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Role
Credit Control
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Controller
  • Salary Range: £22k - £31k. The lower end of the salary range for entry level candidates with no experience. The top end for an experienced Credit Controller


  • Location:
    Felixstowe
  • Job Type: Full-time

We are seeking a Credit Controller who is ready to take on the challenge of managing a significant portion of a large sales ledger. This role is ideal for both experienced candidates and those at entry level with the potential to shine. The successful candidate will have the autonomy to work independently and the opportunity to demonstrate their effective time management skills.
Day to day of the role:
  • Manage a portion of a large sales ledger, both in value and volume.
  • Work independently to monitor overdue payments using company systems and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Proactively chase current and outstanding debt to ensure timely payment.
  • Communicate confidently and professionally with customers and management to facilitate debt collection.
  • Liaise with other departments to resolve queries swiftly, aiming to minimise bad debt.
  • Prepare statements and reports on high-risk accounts, escalating to Management and Board Members as necessary.
  • Collaborate with the finance team on cash allocation and invoice raising.
  • Perform general administrative tasks essential to the credit control function.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work independently.
  • Strong communication skills with a confident and professional approach.
  • Proficiency in using Excel and other financial systems for monitoring payments and accounts.
  • Keen attention to detail and a proactive attitude towards debt collection.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience in credit control is advantageous but not essential for entry-level candidates.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary within the range of £22k - £31k.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Supportive team environment.

To apply for the Credit Controller position, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. We are open to both experienced and entry-level candidates, so don’t hesitate to apply if you believe you have the potential to excel in this position.

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