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Credit Controller

Norfolk Norwich United Kingdom, NR21 £27,000 - £30,000 , Permanent

Posted: 8 hours ago


IWJS is a part of M Group Services and works with major water utilities, infrastructure, industry and government agencies providing waste management solutions, specialising in water jetting services across the UK.

IWJS employs over 500 staff across various depots across the UK and due to our continued expansion, we are now looking for a Credit Controller based out of our Woolpit depot.

The successful applicant will possess strong critical thinking and decision making skills, your work will play a major role contributing to the management of cash flows within the company and mitigating risk. The ideal candidate will be excited to collaborate with our sales team to implement an effective credit control system and resolve any ledger queries. You should have experience interacting and working with customers to ensure their needs are met and their credit fits in with the current risk portfolio.

In December 2021, day to day transactions will be migrated to the shared service centre (SCC) based at our parent company head office in Stevenage as the business moves onto Oracle Financials. Some of the key responsibilities below will change/move as a result of this which we envisage will result in the role becoming much more focused on the collection of outstanding debt, regular reporting to management on our cash position and working closely with the SCC on a day to day basis to ensure accuracy of the ledger.

As a Credit Controller your duties and responsibilities will be:

Posting of daily receipts from customers onto Sage 200 - will move to SCC in December
Preparation of paying in books for cheque receipts - will move to SCC in December
Monthly preparation of customer statements - will move to SCC in December
Raising necessary paperwork for credit notes to be raised on customer accounts
Administering new customer account application forms and associated credit checking - work in conjunction with SCC
Setting up new customers on Sage 200 and Teamleaf (company operations system) - will move to SCC
Preparation and issuing of weekly aged debt report to senior management team
Preparation of weekly credit control report showing call cycle, customer responses
Providing weekly estimate of expected cash receipts for the next financial period to Finance Director
Import invoices daily into Sage 200
Regular chasing of overdue debt by telephone and ensuring cash account customer invoices are fully paid prior to work being carried out
To carry out any other duties required, as directed by the Finance Manager or Finance Director.Skills, knowledge and experience:

Excellent communication skills, especially when dealing with customers
Excellent interpersonal skills
Provide assistance and support to the finance team, senior management team and members of staff across the wider business
Experience with computer systems, in particular Microsoft Excel (Sage 200 experience preferred but not essential)
Ensure compliance with company standards, procedures and deadlines
Excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail
To ensure that work is carried out with due care, diligence and a high level of accuracyWhat's in it for you?

23 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
Average holiday pay
EAP confidential helpline
Staff discount scheme
Training is provided
Pension scheme
A great team

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Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
£27,000 - £30,000