Credit Controller

  • £17000 - £19000 per annum
  • Posted: 11/01/2017
  • Ledbury
  • Job Ref: GXBTARA3399
  • Permanent

Job Details

Sheridan Maine is recruiting Credit Controller for a B2B Service organisation based in Ledbury


Our client is market leader with their industry. They create an environment for its employees in which they can learn, be challenged and reach their maximum potential.

The Role

Duties will include:

- Contribute to the ‘collection performance’ and minimize the risk of bad debts thus maximizing the Company’s overall debtor performance
- Manage a portfolio of clients to ensure timely cash collections
- Debt reduction
- Maintenance/management of designated ledgers
- Query resolution both internally and externally
- Log queried invoices onto in-house system  
- Building and maintaining frequent contact with peers, clients and suppliers outside the organisation in order to collect outstanding debts quickly and efficiently before legalities need to be instigated
- Providing a credit control service to clients and branches
- Display good negotiation skills in order to influence clients round to your way of thinking
- Manage and mitigate the risk relating to customer credit limits
- Authorise credit limit increases, in line with risk management activity and company procedure

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be:

- Excellent communication skills are mandatory in all forms, to include, verbal, written and face to face.
- Must have proven record working with reporting in excel
- Proactive and driven individual that can show a passion and commitment for their portfolio of debt, delivering against KPIs and accurately reporting and providing advice for each case
- Attention to detail
- The ability to make decisions about priorities and tasks anticipating likely difficulties and making contingency plans to recover debts
- The ability to analyse verbal information and accounts to evaluate bad debts
- Confidence

What’s on offer?

A salary of up to £20,000

This opportunity is a fantastic and exciting one for the right individual. The role offers a new and exciting challenge coupled with excellent working conditions within an established organisation.

The role will give the individual a chance to thrive and develop their career.