Credit Controller - West Leeds

18000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
08 Nov 2019
06 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a number of experienced Credit Controllers to join a long standing, manufacturing based company that are looking to expand their business through new acquisitions.

Based within the West Leeds area this is a newly created role and will be a start to finish Credit Control position reporting into the Credit Manager. This is an extremely exciting time to join a fast paced growing business where there is genuine opportunity to develop and progress within the finance team.

The company pride themselves on offering all employees a stimulating place to work as well as a competitive benefits package and a comprehensive development and training programme.

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the credit control process this includes:-

- Building strong relationships by communicating over the phone and face to face with internal and external departments
- Making high volumes of telephone calls to collect payment and or negotiate payment plans
- Following collection protocol and following up calls with an email trail for audit purposes
- Reconciling accounts
- Providing copy invoices and statements as requested
- Raising credit notes and dealing with complex issues on a daily basis
- Monitoring and reporting on overdue debt and putting accounts on stop when needed
- Analysing reasons for non payment of overdue and disputed debts and escalating unresolved issues to management as required
- Carrying out credit risk assessments for new accounts and for limit increases

The ideal candidate will:-

- Have start to finish credit control experience and will have previously worked within a fast paced challenging environment
- Have excellent customer service skills
- Will be well organised and will be able to work towards targets and KPI's
- Have query management experience and will be confident in managing conflict in a professional manner
- Be self motivated and will be able to work as part of a team
- Have experience of using the software system SAP (this is desirable not essential)

In return you will have access to:-

- Free onsite parking
- Competitive salary and excellent benefits package

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted

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