Credit & Collections Specialist

Location
Hampshire, Farnborough
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum + Strong Benefits and Parking
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Ref
14007209/001
Contact
James Quinn
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

The Credit and Collections Specialist is to have primary responsibility for credit and collection activities as assigned and be knowledgeable in all aspects of the collections process. He/she will report to the Credit and Collections Manager and will assist in developing the strategic direction and management of the day to day credit and collection activities.

Client Details

Our client a Market Leading International Business based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Credit & Collections Specialist to join the team.

Description

*Facilitate the transition of collection activities with respect to delinquent and otherwise non-performing contracts from Client Relationship Manager to the Credit and Collections group.

*Oversee and perform collection activities, up to and including contract termination.

*Coordinate collection efforts with Client Relationship Managers as needed.

*Verify accuracy of account balances.

*Identify and resolve account discrepancies.

*Determine clients' ability to pay and negotiate payment agreements in order to avoid termination of their contracts.

*Track financial performance of contracts and ensure compliance with terms.

*Assist in resolving elevated and complex client disputes.

*Research problems and negotiate with internal/external partners or clients to resolve highly complex and sensitive issues.

*Direct management to major collection problems that may require special attention.

*Document and initiate adjustments to the A/R ledger.

*Prepare and review statements.

*Monitor credit hold status and update as needed.

*Perform credit checks.

*Provide Letters of Good Standing upon request.

*Provide account updates for collection meetings.

*Apply cash receipts on a daily basis

Profile

* A minimum of 1-2 years of commercial credit and collection experience

*General accounting knowledge.

*Spanish and Portuguese fluency are a plus but NOT essential

*Strong analytical skills, high accuracy level and attention to detail.

*Ability to grasp new financial and technical concepts quickly.

*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

*Positive attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to being a supportive team member.

*Excellent computer skills (especially Microsoft Office Suite) Experience using the Microsoft Dynamics GP and SalesForce.com system is desirable but NOT essential

*Must be highly organized and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Job Offer

Salary £25,000 - £32,000 the salary range is broad as the client is considering varying levels of experience. Good Benefits Package, please apply for more details

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