Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £19000 per annum
Published 6 months ago
Contact Tanya Lyttle
Job Ref LIS9996669

Job Description

F/t Credit Controller required for maternity cover (1yr) based in Lisburn.

Main Function

Working as part of a team, providing comprehensive, accurate and timely credit management, which will enhance the position of the Company.

Role responsibilities:

You will be responsible for your own customers within a dedicated geographical area. You will ensure customers pay within their agreed payment terms, as per the Company's credit policy.

  • Manage own portfolio of accounts across several geographical areas (UK and Ireland)

  • Deal effectively and on a daily basis with 'On Hold' orders in line with Company cut off times for manufacturing and wholesale

  • Working to achieve monthly team cash collection targets set by Financial Controller and Credit Manager

  • Working to achieve monthly KPIs set by Credit Manager

  • Effectively dealing with customer account queries, including liaising with other departments, to ensure they are brought to a satisfactory conclusion

  • Effectively create and develop strong internal and external stakeholder relationships

  • Ensure all customer queries are logged and recorded on to the Enquiry Management system by creating support calls and ensuring they are resolved to minimise the impact on customer payment

  • When required, handling of cash issues, including preparation of bank lodgement, reconciliation of sales ledger, taking cash / card payments

  • Dealing with new accounts, including obtaining credit references, setting up account details and agreeing credit limits

  • Report weekly to Credit Manager and Area Sales Managers on account status; i.e. Customers on stop, customers over credit limits and overdue debt analysis

  • To inform the Credit Manager immediately of all important developments/problems and report on status of customer accounts on a regular basis

Essential criteria:

  • 5 GCSE's @ Grade C or above to include Maths & English or equivalent
  • At least 1 yrs experience within a busy commercial credit control function
  • Customer liaison
  • Confident, professional and assertive manner (both telephone & face to face)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, build strong relationships both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to details/accuracy levels
  • Microsoft Office packages to include Excel

Desirable criteria:

  • Basic Accountancy Qualification
  • Membership of ICM
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing or FMCG environment
  • Knowledge of computerised accounting packages
  • Previous experience with Navision, working with dual computer packages

Salary £19000

Candidates who meet the criteria should email CVs to