Credit Control and Accounts Assistant

Leatherhead, Surrey
£27,000 - £30,000
07 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Credit Control and Accounts Assistant

£27,000 - £30,000 pa - flexible working hours - modern office

Working with a growing SME in Leatherhead, this is an excellent opportunity for someone to assist in the finance team and lead the credit control process. 

Must be highly literate and numerate with good IT skills especially Excel. 

Familiarity with Sage would be an advantage. Must have excellent telephone manner and attention to detail. Credit control experience required.

You will be responsible for recovering any unpaid money that is owed to the Company by building and maintaining a good working relationship with all clients thereby ensuring smooth running of accounts.

The Company, a leading supplier of business products and services, is dynamic, investing in growth, and offers a number of opportunities to develop and expand your skill set. 

Talented individuals who share a passion for being exceptional are invited to apply.

Based at a modern HQ in Leatherhead, Surrey, you will report in to the Commercial Manager and be joining our friendly, helpful and supportive team that builds long-term business relationships with its clients based on trust, honesty and integrity.

Full training will be given and duties will include:

  • Analyse and report on creditworthiness of current and future customers
  • Setting up customer accounts with terms and conditions
  • Timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments
  • Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
  • Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems
  • Preparation of the aged debtors cash forecast
  • Send out statements to clients
  • Initiating court proceedings on bad debts, and monitoring of proceedings
  • Upload of client payment applications
  • Invoicing/Sales invoice rejections
  • Weekly cashflow reporting to Commercial Manager and Managing Director
  • Purchase ledger – processing purchase invoices, p/l reconciliations and supplier payments
  • Sales ledger – produce and send sales invoices, credits and statements
  • Assist with client specific finance reports at month end
  • Month end reporting to trial balance
  • Assisting the Company accountant with various other accounts related duties as required
  • Other business administration tasks reasonably requested by the Company

This position has potential for growth to take on additional duties and responsibility. An accountancy based qualification would be an advantage. Sponsored qualifications available.

Monday to Friday – office hours 9am – 6pm. Flexible working hours available pro-rata.

Holiday entitlement: 30 days pa. Bank holidays included

Allocated parking available.

Our client complies with all GDPR policies and by responding to this advert your details will be kept on record for a total of 6 months unless expressed otherwise.

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