Credit Controller

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Credit Control
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference


The Credit Controller will provide vital support to the Global Accounts team working in accordance
with established procedures and guidelines. The position will require liaising with customers,
external offices for our Client.


* Produce weekly and monthly reports of aged debt with particular attention to DV debt;
* Attend weekly meetings with the Credit Control team and Financial Controller to ensure
the team remain focused and results driven;
* Take ownership of own debtors ledger including Entertainment, and Logistics
* Deal with queries, liaise with operations to achieve resolutions to outstanding issues;
* Liaise with a number of key agents, negotiating payment timelines, agreeing contras;
* Regularly report on own debt balances detailing action points and promised payments;
* Ensure the top 10 debtors across the companies are monitored and cleared weekly;
* Ensure that on hold accounts, prevention and credit exceed procedures are adhered to;
* Take responsibility for Unallocated cash reports;
* Resolve day to day credit control issues and problem accounts in a timely and efficient
manner, understanding how and when to escalate these;
* Monitor and manage the credit control inbox;
* Deal with multi-currency accounts, run separate reports and forecast incoming currency
cash receipts;
* Keep up to date with ledger issues;
* Credit check new customers, set limits and terms adhering to the approval processes;
* Send out legal letters in a consistent manner throughout the team;
* Regularly review and propose customer trading trends and put together proposals for
increasing credit limits and terms;
* Liaise with Purchase ledger with regards to contras;
* Provide anticipated receipts analysis to assist in cash flow planning; and
* Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the


* The credit control team have a 85% Monthly team cash collection target on £10.5m -
£12.5m average aging balance and 0% >120 days, <£150k un allocatedcash, min x40 calls a
day & other KPI's;
* Achieve agreed individual objectives; and
* Understand and adhering to all our Clients policies and procedures relevant to the role

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Please apply with your CV to: Craig Mickleburgh