Credit Controller £18K - £24K
Key Responsibilities –
Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts of company debtors
Evaluating new credit requests and reviewing customers’ credit rankings with banks
Setting up of terms and conditions of credit
Ensuring timely payment of debts
Following up payments as needed
Negotiating re-payment plans
Responding to relevant client enquiries
Processing and reconciliation of invoices
Checking and posting of receipts to accounting systems
Preparation of statements, client status reports and all relevant information as required
Managing sales ledger
Providing administrative support to the team
Skills and Qualifications –
Outstanding attention to detail with an ability to reconcile complex accounts
Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed
Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and accountancy software
Ability to maintain strong relationships with external clients and internal colleagues
Professional, confident and diplomatic when liaising with others
Role Summary –
The Credit Controller is responsible for managing the debts of a business. A Credit Controller oversees all debts owed to a company from existing creditors and manages new requests for credit.
The Credit Controller reports into the Finance Controller and liaises closely with them to deliver an accurate and efficient credit control service. This role requires building and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure the smooth running of accounts.
The day-to-day duties of the Credit Controller are varied and include managing the debts of creditors, ensuring timely payments are made, processing incoming funds, reconciling invoices, resolving account queries and managing debt recovery.
The Credit Controller is also involved in evaluating new credit requests, including checking credit ratings, deciding whether to allow credit to a debtor and advising on credit limits. The Credit Controller is a key figure in supporting the financial function of a business.
Possible qualification of CICM