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Credit Controller/Accounts Assistant

Wickford, Essex, United Kingdom, £ £ 20000.00-24000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Your new company:

Reed are currently representing a client who is an established company of nearly 90 years with a turnover of over 130 million. They are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist in the Credit Control Department based within their new Head Office situated in Wickford, Essex. This is a permanent/full time position, Monday to Friday, 09:00am-17:00pm.

Our client is committed to dedicating their time and resources to aid in your development, this is not just a role where you will chase debts, you will accumulate the knowledge and understanding of the products and financial processes involved.

Your new duties:

• 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

What you will need to succeed:

• Previous experience of working in Credit Control, with product association.

• Have great confidence when dealing with clients regarding unpaid payments.

• 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.

• Familiar with using accounts software packages. (Sage 200 would be beneficial)

What you will get in return:

• Financial Study Support with AAT, ACCA or CIMA

• Great development opportunities and room to progress, as the business always look to promote from within.

• Free parking

• Length of service awards

• Subsidised canteen on site

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Wickford, Essex, United Kingdom
£ £ 20000.00-24000.00 Annual Annual