Reading, Berkshire, S. E. England, England
£22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus and Parking
about 1 month ago
My client is a progressive and rapidly growing manufacturing company based in Reading. They are currently seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join their team on a permanent basis.
You will oversee a section of the UK Sales Ledger and be responsible for Credit Collections, analysis, reporting and query resolution within a varied portfolio of debtors including key accounts.
The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with experience in a Team based collections environment, ensuring accurate cash flow forecasting and hold overall responsibility for driving down DSO through effective and streamlined cash collection processes - obtaining timely payment from debtors via online banking, Credit Card and BACS. My client is offering a bonus of c£2.5k paid monthly, in addition to the base salary and additional benefits.
You will be required to build long-standing relationships both internally and externally and solve any queries relating to invoices and disputes by partnering with stakeholders within the business.
Obtaining payment from Clients using effective collection techniques via telephone/email
Query resolution and Credit note processing resolving disputes efficiently
Sales Ledger account reconciliations and associated commentary + forecasting
Credit Control and Credit Risk analysis - using informed reasoning to aid decision making
Running stop processes on accounts and communicating with internal stakeholders
Report and review +90 day overdue or doubtful debtors with Credit Manager
Customer account maintenance
Must be well organised and flexible and capable of working to tight deadlines
Some customer visits as required
Proven experience as a Credit Controller +2 years
Confident, versatile telephone manner
Outgoing, engaging personality and the ability to work with a diverse portfolio of debtors
Pro-active approach to collections and developing rapport with debtors
Team Player who is happy to work within a Team and add value during busy periods
Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Strong Excel skills - Vlookup, ledger production, statement production and ad-hoc reporting
Experience of using Epicor would be an advantage
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Credit Controller to join an established business in Reading with Parking and many benefits.
If this sounds like the ideal job for you please click to apply or contact James Adey on 01189 559 534 for further information
Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.