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Credit Controller

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 16 hours ago


Credit Controller
Leeds, Yorkshire

LWC Drinks Ltd provides licensed establishments with all of their bar and sundry supplies. LWC Drinks are more than just a distributor and at 24th place in the Sunday Times PWC Profit Track 100, they have become the fastest growing privately owned drinks company in Britain. Their aim is to provide the best customer service in the industry, as well as an impressive and extensive portfolio of products. Currently LWC Drinks employ over 800 people and they have 15 depots across the UK, as well as a Support Centre and Hub distribution centre based in Manchester.

Job Title: Credit Controller
Reports To: Depot & Credit Manager

Brief Overview

We are a well-established, growing Drinks Wholesale Company looking to recruit an experienced Credit Controller in Leominster reporting to the Depot Manager and Credit Control Manager. We are looking for an experienced person who will have responsibility for Credit Control and general administration duties within the office.

Objectives of the job:

- Minimise the depot credit risk and maximise the depots cash flow
- Assist the depot in making credit and risk decisions
- Ensure customers pay on time while retaining the business
- Receiving, checking, and processing all new account credit application forms
- Support the depot in ad-hoc administration duties
- Ensure compliance with the company credit control policy
- Escalate any potential issues to management and assist in resolving

Core Duties:

- Understanding the company's credit control policy and adhering to it
- Responsibility for orders over credit, taking accounts off stop and releasing orders from credit authorisation
- Liaising with Head Office for authorisation as per the company policy
- Contacting customers to arrange collection of payments
- Responsible for receiving new account credit applications and processing
- Implementing accuracy with excellent attention to detail in checking all account paperwork received
- Identifying and clarifying what terms and limit the customer requires
- Processing credit checks and asset checks for new customers
- Obtaining signatories where required from internal management
- Setting up new accounts
- Reviewing weekly aged debt reports
- Building good relationships with internal and external customers
- Responsible for cash postings
- Dealing with any bounced payments
- Raising credit notes and resolve customer queries
- Ad-hoc ability to take and input customer's orders when required
- Responsible for certain administration duties within the office

Key Skills:

- Use of Microsoft Excel for spreadsheets and records
- Accuracy when counting money, checking data and keeping records
- Ability to check accounts, previous invoices and placing orders
- Good teamwork skills with office staff as well as drivers and warehousing staff
- Experience in a fast-paced business
- Excellent telephone manner
- Positive mental attitude and hands on mentality

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Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom