Credit Controller

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Contract
Salary £20000 - £22000 per annum
Published 8 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Leanne Mitchell
Job Ref LM233_1546528130

Job Description


Grafton Accountancy & Finance are delighted to be working with a market leading organisation on an exciting Credit Control role with fantastic opportunities to progress. As Credit Controller you will be responsible for ensuring that customer accounts are managed in accordance with the Company Credit Policy to minimise impact on cashflow. This is a contract role with excellent chance of extension - Immediately Available candidates welcome!!

Main Duties

  • Responsible for proactive cash collection as well as chasing overdue payments for trade debtors & collection of overdue debts
  • Maintaining effective records to ensure dealings with all customers are properly recorded
  • Maintaining spread sheet reconciliations for all clients
  • Allocating cash daily and contacting customers to resolve short payments and deductions
  • Liaising with internal departments to maximise cash collection and ensure queries are resolved promptly
  • Negotiate cash with order/cash last order repayment plans with customers and monitor payments
  • Regularly review credit terms and submit to line manager for amendment
  • To action all new account applications on an immediate basis and to ensure all money laundering checks are completed where relevant
  • Maintain precision in all aspects of processing
  • Review ledger and follow credit policy regarding legal action as appropriate
  • Provide information to sales and commercial finance on overdue accounts and carry out a formal monthly review and record action required to recover debt
  • Produce overdue listings for sales/customer finance as required
  • Process the month end routine to ensure reconciliation and reporting on a timely basis
  • Prepare and send overdue reports to specific customers as required
  • Check rebate report and ensure that payment method is changed to a credit note for any account with an overdue debt
  • Produce monthly reporting for KPI's

Key Skills

  • Experienced Credit Controller ideally from FMCG/Retail/Logistics environment or equivalent
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with the ability to build strong effective relationships at all levels within the business
  • Possess strong organisational and prioritising skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Display a thorough methodical approach with a strong focus on attention to detail, accuracy & problem solving
  • Be PC literate with a working knowledge of Excel and Accounting or ERP systems

General Reference is SPACC

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