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Credit Control - 9-12M FTC

Witham, Essex, United Kingdom, £ £ 25000.00-30000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Credit Control job available in Witham. 9 - 12 month contract. Your new companyHays are working exclusively with a highly successful manufacturing business near Witham to find an experienced Credit Control professional on a long term contract. Your new roleThe main purpose of the role is to maintain the sales ledger, in order to minimise risk of loss to the company through bad debts. Specifically you will be tasked with:

  • Keeping accounts within insured limits and conditions, subject to commercial decisions
  • Work to collect monies asap after due dates, whilst considering commercial relationships
  • Facilitate commercial opportunities through seeking higher approved limits
  • Reviewing the order and delivery lists to manage risk exposure upfront
  • Raising and sending pro forma invoices to customers and recording payments via credit card or cash.
  • Preparation of daily banking sheets, posting the finance package and preparing paying in slips.
  • Sending 7 and 14 day reminder letters to customers and placing overdue accounts on stop within sales order processing system
  • Run and distribute customer statements monthly.
  • Checking order entry report of previous days orders for over credit / stop.
  • Checking daily delivery list for over credit / stop. Ensure cash on delivery customers are notified to customer services team and that proformas have been paid.
  • Sending out account application forms to prospective customers as notified by the sales team.
  • Credit vetting new customers against the credit checking system and with the company credit insurers.
  • Liaising with underwriter to appeal against customers with inconsistent credit ratings between credit check and insurers assessment.
  • Setting up new customers on both sales order processing system and the finance package.
  • Report overdue debts to credit insurers on a monthly basis.
  • To send out invoices on a daily basis.
  • Import daily invoice run from sales order processing system to the finance package.
  • Logging customer queries onto the system and ensuring paperwork is passed to the Commercial Manager. Chasing these with Customer Services.
  • Weekly aged debtor review to be distributed to management team.
  • Reporting overdue debt to respective commercial debt recovery agency/solicitors and handling ongoing communications between the relevant parties.
  • Chasing overdue debt by telephone and chasing pro forma customers for payment.
  • Weekly reconciliation of cash account.
  • To seek improvements and efficiencies in the process and systems

This is ideally a full time role working 37.5 hours between Monday and Friday but those who would like reduced hours may be considered.

What you'll need to succeedYou must have significant previous experience in a similar Credit Control role and must have experience dealing with credit insurance. You will be a strong communicator, with the ability to work with both internal stakeholders and be able to adapt your style to collect from a range of customers. You will be immediately available to start and be able to commit to a 9 month contract at minimum.What you'll get in returnYou will receive competitive pay, a healthy benefits package and free on site parking. The company offers a hybrid working pattern post initial training period.What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Witham, Essex, United Kingdom
£ £ 25000.00-30000.00 Annual Annual