Job Details

Credit Control

Essex Wickford United Kingdom, SS117 £22,000 - £25,000 , Permanent

Posted: 22 hours ago


Our client is seeking a bright, switched-on, enthusiastic candidate with previous credit control experience to join their highly successful, and growing business.

Hours of work are Monday - Friday 9.00am until 5.00pm. The annual salary is between £22k - 24k depending on experience.

Benefits include:

* 24 days holiday (3 days to be used for Christmas closure plus 1 day to be reserved for Christmas Eve should this fall on a weekday. After 5 years' service, holiday increases by 1 day per year for years 5, 6 and 7 (up to 27 day). A further day holiday per year following 10 years' service (Max 28)
* Holiday purchase of up to 5 days
* Life Insurance (Death in Service) 2 x annual salary
* Annual salary review - takes place each January
* Workplace pension
* Personal accident Insurance
* Corporate eyecare scheme
* Onsite canteen
* Onsite parking
* Employee assistance programme

Key Responsibilities
* Ensure customer payments are received in accordance with account terms
* Check credit reports on existing and potential accounts
* Regularly review and update existing Credit Limits & Payment Terms offered
* Review new accounts to determine Credit Terms offered
* Regularly chase overdue accounts via telephone, email and letter
* Check and code BACS remittance advices received
* Reconcile Customer Accounts as and when necessary
* Maintain accurate Customer Contact details
* Review and forward monthly statements
* Liaise with both Customer and Internal Departments/Depots in resolving outstanding invoice issues
* To begin the process of Legal Proceedings and the repossession of goods
* Any other ad hoc duties required
Key Attributes
* Previous experience of working in Credit Control.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* An enthusiastic attitude towards both work and learning new systems and processes.
* A positive and flexible attitude with the ability to act on their own initiative.
* Excellent problem-solving skills for timely and efficient resolution of invoice queries.
* Be capable of working well under pressure, prioritise workloads and adhere to strict deadlines.
* IT literate - Word and Outlook are essential.
* Advanced in Excel - be able to manipulate reports and filter information.
* Familiar with using accounts software packages

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications, we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants, whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our website.

Job Details

Wickford, Essex, United Kingdom
£22,000 - £25,000