Credit Controller - Leeds

Recruiter
Addleshaw Goddard
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
05 Jun 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Credit Controller Location – Leeds Level of role – AG level 1 Department – Finance Reporting Line – Billing and Collections Manager Duties The Credit Control role is key in assisting the firm to deliver a professional collections process to our clients. The role is key to collecting cash and reducing debtor days in a business environment. The following list of duties is not exhaustive but gives a flavour of the duties the credit controller will undertake: Communicating with clients and third parties by letter and telephone to ensure prompt payment of bills, whilst always maintaining and strengthening existing relationships Liaising with Partners/Associates regarding outstanding debt, providing assistance to them in order to resolve outstanding queries and in turn speed up the payment process Being proactive to identify issues, suggest solutions and assist in implementing change Working to monthly cash collection targets aimed at continually improving both the debtor day and 90 day debt profiles of the firm Keeping accurate and up to date records of all debt chasing, using experience and judgement to ensure that items are followed up and escalated at the appropriate points in time Keeping the team leader up to date with any potential issues with a client's ability to settle our bills Liaise with Divisional Finance Managers regarding debts for their divisions Responsibility for administering specifc client billing / collection processes Keeping abreast of changing requirements in the credit profession/legislation Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required (Bespoke to the role) The successful candidate will have: Excellent organisational skills Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing, and a customer service philosophy The ability to work well in a team–based organisation The ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment Strong IT literacy The ability to handle complex administrative arrangements connected with bill collection Business focus

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