Credit Control Clerk

Recruiter
Ambridge Harris
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Dec 2016
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Control Clerk Gloucester, South West ??20,000 - ??22,000 per annum Ambridge Harris are working in partnership with a business based in Gloucestershire who are looking to recruit a Credit Controller. Purpose of the role will be to ensure that the company implements and maintains a strict credit policy and that customers pay promptly; in line with agreed credit terms. To ensure that reasons for non-payment are identified prior to invoices becoming due and, with the assistance of Operations, said queries are resolved in a timely manner that ensures on-time payment. To maintain appropriate internal controls and procedures and to develop, implement and support in the training of staff in relevant system improvements. Principal Accountabilities: Ensures that the company maintains a strict credit policy, that credit terms and agreements are adhered to, escalating non-adherence both internally and externally. Adopts a pro-active 'can-do' attitude in the pursuit of goals.Through the Anixter computer system (and via other media) ensures that accurate records are kept of payment promises, queries, actions, owners and target completion dates, for all debt under their control.Responsible for reporting and chasing of all outstanding debts by telephone and letter for designated customer accounts: working collectively towards credit control and cash collection targets.Liaising with customers and branch staff (from account controller to Director level) to resolve account queries.Responsible for the periodic reconciliation of designated customer accounts.Attendance of off site debtor review meetings.Ensures that Accounts Receivable queries are communicated to DSC's in a timely basis.Maintains the Accounts Receivable query log and liaises with customers and DSCs up to the resolution of the query and the matching off of open items.Responsible for the production of debtor spreadsheets, used for management reporting.Provides Credit Team Leader with forecasting of receipts for cash forecasting purposes.Supports the Credit Administration Team in obtaining remittance advices following customer payments.Supports the Credit Administration Team in the maintenance of customer address book records.Supports the Credit Administration Team in the issuing of customers' monthly statements of account.Responsible for reviewing unallocated cash items on a regular basis and ensures that unallocated balances relating to designated accounts are resolved in a timely manner.Maintains satisfactory internal controls over the operation of the Accounts Receivable, reporting control weaknesses to Credit Manager/FD. Assists in the development and implementation of relevant system and internal control improvements.Training of DSC staff in relevant procedures and controls as and when required.Any other Credit Control related duties as advised to you by your manager.Promotes and protects the Company image at all times.Maintains high integrity and confidentiality in all business/staff matters.Takes reasonable care of the health and safety of self, other persons and resources at work. Operate safe working practices. To be considered for this role you must have credit control experience, be able to multi task, have a strong telephone manner and above all else be passionate about working in credit control Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.

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