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Junior Credit Controller


Posted: 18 hours ago


We are Places for People Group, we build homes and manage communities where everyone is welcome and everyone can thrive, we are placemakers.We want you to join the Places for People Group and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with helpful people, supportive people and positive people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.More about your roleWe are recruiting for a superb entry level role into our large accounts team. This role is perfect for a positive person who is eager to learn an important part of the accounting cycle, chasing debt and bringing cash into the business.As a Credit Control Junior, you will join a growing team and help to collect outstanding invoices for one of largest businesses, Places Leisure. You will help to reduce the aged debtor lists through a customer focused and methodical service. You will use your tenacity and problem-solving skills to ensure queries are resolved quickly, raising credit notes, reconciling accounts and escalating unpaid overdue debts to more senior Credit Controllers.For more information, please download our job profile available on our website.More about youWe are looking for someone who is passionate about a career in credit control and accounts. You should possess a good phone manner and be able to ask the right questions to understand why debts are unpaid and use your problem solving skills to resolve queries. You will also be a team-player and understand where to escalate matters to more experienced team members. As the role is working in our accounts department you will need a good grasp of maths, and be used to using Excel and Word.In return we offer you the chance to make your first step in accountancy. Initially you will receive on the job training, after your probation we will look at more formal studies to enhance your career and learning about the more technical elements of the job. The role is based in our Preston office, we are trialling hybrid working so you will be able to split your time between work and home, however as this role will require training and support you should expect to be in the office at least 2 days per week.The benefitsWe are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include:
  • Excellent holiday package and rewards
  • Pension with matched contributions
  • Training
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.
What's next?If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom