Senior Credit Controller

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
£28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
17 May 2019
Ref
14009381/001
Contact
Seehab Ahmed
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

An exciting opportunity to join a leading manufacturing company in a varied role as a Senior Credit Controller.

Client Details

The client is a force within the Manufacturing and Production industry with sites located across the country and a presence internationally. They have a strong reputation amongst their customers for providing top quality products and service. Located in Bedford, they are an easy commute for anyone located in Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton or the surrounding area.

Description

The Senior Credit Controller will have responsibilities that include:

  • To assist the Credit Manager in line management responsibilities
  • Provide monthly updates to the Finance and Operations Director on the management of the debt portfolio
  • To manage a portfolio of existing and new customers for the purpose of controlling, reducing and maintaining debt
  • Proactively carrying out debt reviews
  • Managing the outstanding debt portfolio by focussing on key accounts
  • Manage both the credit risk on company receivables and supplier credit for company liabilities
  • Minimise the working capital requirement for Accounts Receivables
  • Manage the customer ledger by ensuring accurate records are maintained for each customer
  • Forecasting of AR Month End Balances

Profile

The successful Senior Credit Controller will:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar credit control position - Essential
  • Previous experience of managing and leading a team - Essential
  • Microsoft Office skills namely Excel - Essential
  • Ability to communicate with customers and staff at all levels of the organisation (essential) with excellent telephone manner
  • To have negotiation skills in relation to credit control - Essential
  • Highly motivated and have excellent technical report writing skills - Essential
  • An eye for detail and be able to produce accurate results whilst working under tight time frames - Essential
  • Institute of Credit Management member - Desirable
  • Previous VAT and Indirect Tax experience - Desireable
  • A pro-active personality with an ability to take ownership of processes - Desirable

Job Offer

The opportunity to join a Manufacturing and Production giant in an interesting and varied role that allows for a transfer of skills. Free parking on site in an easily commutable location in Bedford.

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