Role details

Credit Controller

Birmingham   •   £22,000 - £23,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Credit Controller
  • Full Time

About Our Client

My client established in 1969, is a company that has built its reputation on two pillars of excellence: excellent quality and excellent people. They are looking for a Credit Controller/Finance Manager to join their ever growing business.

Job Description

  • The accurate and timely raising of sales invoices, from orders and delivery notes, for a large portfolio of customers (ensuring the correct information is detailed including purchase orders as appropriate)
  • Processing customer orders generated from phone calls
  • Managing all customer queries raised as quickly and efficiently as possible (which will include deliveries and invoicing) - providing copy invoices, proof of delivery and requesting credit notes where appropriate
  • Cash collection and management of the customer's credit facilities (including the monitoring of credit limits and conducting regular reviews with Central Finance Team)
  • Handling a small amount of cash and credit card sales and their allocation to the ledgers
  • Reconciling customer accounts and completing month end procedures for the sales and debtors ledgers
  • To pro - actively make contact with customers to promote the payment of invoices keeping a record of all communication
  • Reporting to management outstanding issues and informing them early of potential problems
  • Where necessary instructing solicitors in the recovery of debts where other avenues have been exhausted
  • Open new credit accounts ensuring compliance with internal procedures
  • Liaising with other credit controllers to ensure unallocated receipts across the company are matched
  • Providing weekly / monthly reports to branch, regional and head office management as required
  • Following the introduction of a new Accountancy Package System (Sage X3) during Q1 of 2016 the role will include raising requisitions and purchase orders and the receipt of goods and services on behalf of the branch.
  • Receiving incoming telephone calls and providing an excellent first point of contact for customers

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful candidate will be expected to have a minimum of two years working within an office accounts environment
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Fast and accurate data input and solid computer skills with a good knowledge of MS office
  • Good working knowledge of accounting software (a knowledge of Pegasus Opera and/or Sage X3 would be an advantage)
  • Good team player

What's on Offer

  • Hours of work - 9am - 5.30pm - 37.5 hrs per week
  • Holidays - 20 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays
  • Centre of Birmingham

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