Credit Controller

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Credit Control
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    JN-032019-56144

Position Title: Credit Controller
Department: Global
Reporting to: Credit Control Manager



MAIN WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The Credit Controller will report to the Credit Control Manager and will work closely with the rest of the Financial team as well as the Global Management team.



GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Credit Controller will provide vital support to the Global Accounts team working in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Produce weekly and monthly reports of aged debt and paying particular attention to DV debt;
* Take ownership of own debtor's ledger, possibly including Entertainment and Logistics;
* Deal with queries, liaise with Operations to achieve resolutions to the outstanding issues;
* Liaise with a number of key agents, negotiating payment timelines and 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 chased 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,
* 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 reports and contras; and
* Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department.




CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
* Work with the Finance team to continually improve processes and business performance;
* Support changes in the role necessary to take the department and business forward; and
* Work to achieve personal objective set at appraisal and targets set monthly or quarterly.


Salary: up to 25000 (depending on experience)


Location: Chelmsford


Hours: 9am-5pm


Mon- Fri


Free Parking

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Please apply with your CV to: Rebecca Naughton