Credit Controller

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Manchester
Salary
30 hours a week, Monday to Thursda
Posted
21 May 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Job Description: - Reporting in to the Financial Controller you will primarily be responsible for managing the collection of cash across 2 sales ledgers with an average combined value of between GBP2.0m and GBP2.5m. The ledgers consist entirely of B2B customers, across the UK, Europe and Rest of World with approximately 350 live balances at any point in time. Support will also be required to other accounting functions such as purchase ledger which could make up to 30% of the role. As such it would be suitable for someone with all round accounts experience as opposed to a dedicated Credit Controller.

Role Summary, duties and responsibilities

* Timely collection of customer debts, by email and telephone.

* Developing relationships with customers, to aid cash collection.

* Negotiating repayment plans.

* Working closely with account managers to resolve any problem debts.

* Daily posting of customer payments to our accounting systems.

* Distributing invoices and statements by email.

* Placing accounts on hold where necessary.

* Resolving any invoice queries.

* Bank Reconcilations

* Posting of purchase ledger stock invoices.

* Other ad hoc duties as they arise.

Person Specification:

* Significant experience of managing a similar sized, or larger sales ledger.

* Ability to develop and maintain relationships, both internally and externally at all levels.

* A professional, calm and confident manner to be able to handle uncomfortable discussions.

* Be a team player, able to fit into a small office environment.

* Good attention to detail, to minimise errors.

* Competence in Microsoft Office products, and accounting software in general.

* Prior experience of performing bank reconciliations and exposure to other aspects of the accounting function especially purchase ledger

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