Credit Controller

  • Job Reference: nnltd 2357
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Nanotek Ltd
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £18,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Financial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jim Walsh
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01438 214427

Job Description

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