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Credit Controller

Birmingham, United Kingdom, £ £ 20000.00-24000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Our client is one of the UKs leading independent distributors who supply to the Construction Industry. Reporting to the Accounts Receivable Team Leader, the Credit Controller will be responsible for carrying out effective cash collection and credit control for the accounts allocated which include quality telephone calls, letters, managing e-mails and queries. Driving efforts to meet defined collection targets and objectives consistent with the Group credit policy.

Duties for Credit Controller includes:

  • Responsible for the prompt collection of debts using a variety of methods & achieving monthly cash collection target
  • Obtain commitments to payment & ensure all commitments are monitored in accordance with the Group credit policy
  • Pursue overdue debt by telephone and issuing reminder letters to those unable to obtain a commitment of payment
  • Identify accounts and escalate to Accounts Receivable Team Leader for consideration on further action to be taken
  • Send monthly statements to customer
  • Resolve customer queries in a timely and efficient manner, keeping all parties fully informed
  • Posting receipts to customer accounts promptly & allocating in accordance with the remittance advice
  • Notify customer immediately of any discrepancies
  • Ensure all customer records are accurate and kept updated
  • Verify any changes with customer and Companies House
  • Support the Accounts Receivable Team Leader and Finance Director in shaping the receivables strategy ensuring that performance and all activity levels remain in line with expectations

The successful candidate for the role of Credit Controller will have:

  • Proven experience within Credit Control environment
  • Highly developed telephone and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and react accordingly
  • Champions new ways of working, is an early adopter of new methods of work
  • Challenges issues with confidence, as and when they arise
  • Constantly searches to make everything simpler, easier and more efficient
  • Collaborative team player
  • Contributes to a team working environment within own team and in support of other departments
  • Striving for excellence in every task
  • Ability to work under pressure and to time limits and deadlines
  • Outstanding planning and organising skills with the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Excellent IT skills including MS, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

In return the Credit Controller will receive a basic salary of £20,000 - £24,000. Working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm with an hour's lunch break. There is on-site free car parking and you will receive 28 days Holiday plus an increase with service, Pension Scheme, life assurance, health cash plan and various company discounts.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
£ £ 20000.00-24000.00 Annual Annual