Credit Controller JO3117

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £15000 - 25000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1362225

 Job Description

Credit Controller required by manufacturing company in the Toome area. You will be responsible for managing customer credit limits in a fast paced, high volume business.

Credit Controller
Permanent Full Time
£19,000 – £21,000

We are delighted to be working with our client, a multi-award winning, market leading distributor of kitchen doors and accessories to the trade throughout Ireland and the UK. Due to continued growth the company now wishes to recruit a Credit Controller for their headquarters in Toome.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the proactive and timely collection of company debt.  You will ensure that customer credit limits are set in accordance with proper risk assessment procedures and are strictly managed.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Credit Limits

Strict control of customer credit terms and limits

Revision of terms and limits as appropriate on an ongoing basis

Setting justifiable terms for new customer accounts

Removal of credit terms in the event of adverse financial information and proper communication with customer and ASM

Maintenance of credit limit control schedule ensuring that HCC limit is consistent with Sage limit

Credit Stopped Orders and Debt Collection

Strict control of credit stopped orders

Release and re-dating of orders in line with operational deadlines

Pursue all company debts through to receipt, making full use where appropriate of the Sales Logix system, Sales Team and Delivery Drivers

Close liaison and communication with A.S.M s, Customer Services department and Operations to keep them informed of pertinent information relating to problematic accounts and to resolve inter-departmental issues and improve related inter-departmental processes which may adversely affect the credit control function

Legal Debts

Understand and utilize legal system to recover debts where appropriate

Maintenance of legal file records and control schedule

Minimisation of bad debts

Credit requests

Responsibility for the timely and accurate documentation, investigation and resolution of all customer credit requests whilst adhering to company terms, conditions and procedure

Credit insurance

Control and administration of the credit insurance policy

Regular updating of credit limits via HCC / D&B

Monthly notification of overdue accounts to HCC

Prepare claims documentation as necessary

Sales ledger

Overall responsibility for the accuracy and control of the sales ledger and all tasks related thereto

New account applications and set up on Sage

Ensure all cash receipts and credit notes are accurately allocated on an ongoing basis

House-keeping & administration

Month end Sales Ledger routine and printing of reports

Maintenance of all credit control files and documentation

Any other reasonable duties as required to be performed

Measurement & review

Achievement of company debtor’s days, debtors ageing, unallocated and credit note targets

Maintenance of balances within credit limits

Timely resolution of outstanding issues and credit requests

Regular Review meetings on performance in the above areas

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ previous experience as a credit controller in a high volume-based business, in conjunction with strong sales ledger experience and understanding
  • 5 GCSE passes or equivalent including Grade C in Maths and English
  • A good working knowledge of Sage 1000 or similar operating system
  • The ability to provide good customer service and resolve concerns and complaints from customers
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office – Microsoft Word & Excel
  • The ability to handle daily deadlines within a volume-based environment

Desirable Criteria:

  • The ability to work unsupervised, problem solve, and initiate change where needed
  • A working knowledge & experience in the use of Sales Logix or equivalent customer relationship management system.

Interested in this role?
To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. and cover letter/note to us in Word format only highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria. PDF or other file formats are not accepted.  You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title (noted above).  Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence.

Additional Information:
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