Job Details

Credit Controller

Accrington, Lancashire, United Kingdom, £22,000 , Permanent

Posted: 17 hours ago


Job Purpose:

To support the Credit Control Team with a range of activities that ultimately improves business cash collection performance and profitability. To minimise bad debt and increase cash flow within the business.

Key Accountabilities (major end results the job is expected to achieve):

Although key accountabilities will vary over time, some of the main current ones are outlined below:

• Manage own ledger (s) ensuring that cash collection is made within customer payment terms

• To actively drive the reduction in invoice queries within the wider business

• Complete the 120 Day Debtors Reports for the business on a monthly basis, ensuring these numbers reduce

• To highlight any issues to the Credit Manager that may impact cash collection

• Prepare monthly ledger reports, detailing any reasons for variances

• Recording all necessary info on the daily cash sheets

• Any other duties and ad-hoc projects as directed for the Finance Director

Job Context / Key Challenges:

This is a credit controller role, supporting the business cash flow. The role is integral to the wider team, within a geographically dispersed complex business, expanding at an exceptional level through both acquisition and organic growth.

For the right person, this can be an exciting opportunity, being part of both that growth and business improvement (through better processes and systems).

The expectation is high and we need people prepared to collaborate to get the job done whilst at the same time looking at ways to improve and excel.

Role Dimensions:

• Personal contributor with no direct reports

• This role works across the 4 divisions in the Group

• Supports a business with nearly 1300 people and a turnover of circa £130 million

Person Profile (Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Experience):

• Minimum 2 years Credit Control experience

• Construction Industry credit control collection experience (advantageous)

• MCICM part or fully qualified (desirable)

• Excellent Excel skills

• A resilient, proactive hands-on individual with strong results orientation, capable of focusing on both immediate needs and longer term system reporting improvements

• Strong personal organisation skills

• Proven query resolution and problem solving skills

• Ability to build strong relationships

Job Details

Accrington, Lancashire, United Kingdom