Credit Controller

MTrec Commercial
16 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract type
Full time

The Company

Our client is an established and successful company based in Birtley. They are currently looking for a Credit Controller to join their team on a permanent basis. If you are interested and meet the person specification of the job role, please apply below. Please note this role is based on full time hours Monday– Friday 8:00– 17:00.

The Role

  • Chasing customers for outstanding debt
  • Ensuring customers have all invoices on their system prior to payment date to facilitate correct payment
  • Copying and e–mailing invoices not on customers systems
  • Liaising with Site manager to ensure they have authorised the invoices in time for their monthly payment runs
  • Contact with Accounts Departments to ensure any invoices on hold are resolved quickly to avoid delays in payment
  • Monitoring of 60 and 90 day payment accounts
  • Monitoring of customers with internal credit limits only to ensure account does not exceed credit limit agreed upon
  • When customer's payment is known to be arriving late and credit limit will be exceeded make decision as to whether credit limit should be increased
  • Inputting Credit Card Details onto Sage once received via World Pay and liaising with Accounts to ensure invoices have been raised correctly for credit card payments
  • Logging unsigned tickets daily
  • Liaising with Hire Desk/Big Change to ensure sweep carried out
  • Once tickets returned signed – liaising with Accounts personnel to ensure system is marked to show ticket back and invoiced
  • From Sales Ledger Control Transaction Sheets inputting bacs payments onto Sage and allocating cash to individual customer accounts
  • Contact customers via e–mail/telephone when discrepancies arise following bacs amounts received with no Remit Advices
  • Statements e–mailed to customers as and when requested
  • Liaising with RBS personnel to arrange intercompany Bank Transfers when Bacs received into Municipal or Environmental Accounts in error.
  • Inputting cheque payments onto Sage and allocating cash to individual customer accounts.
  • Completion of Paying in Book
  • Filing Remittance Advices
  • On line completion of credit limit request through Credit insurers based on customer information
  • If limit agreed advise customer of payment terms etc
  • Open customer account on Sage and advise accounts and hire desk of account number
  • If credit limit not agreed advise customer accordingly and discuss way forward i.e. credit card payment etc.

The Person

  • Experienced Credit Controller
  • Sage Experience
  • Confident and comfortable in dealing with customers (sometimes confrontational) to bring matters to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Computer literate and familiar with the financial package Sage and other internal operations analysis software
  • Personable and approachable
  • Able to adapt to the needs of the office particularly during holidays and staff shortages
  • Able to develop and deliver strategies for debt recovery and take responsibility for it

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