Credit Controller & Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 10482
  • Date Posted: 9 March 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Daventry
  • Salary: £20,000 to £22,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 20+STAT, Bonus, Poss. Study, Pension, Park
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10482 - Credit Controller & Accounts Assistant Job Spec
Location: Daventry

Our Client, a successful manufacturing company based in Daventry, is seeking to recruit a Credit Controller & Assistant Accountant on a full-time permanent basis to work in their finance team.

The successful candidate will ensure company debts are collected in a timely & efficient manner, adhering to strict ICL policies and controlling the credit insurance cover, and assist the Finance Manager with the efficient running of the accounts department. In the short-term, the role will be predominantly credit control with an emphasis on client relationship management, however this will quickly expand & evolve into an all-round accounting assistant role.

Working with Paul Mitchell Associates, our Client has requested that the name of the company be kept CONFIDENTIAL, which will only be disclosed upon submission of your CV.

Duties / Responsibilities
*Responsibility for all credit control (circa 250 clients),
*Responsible for credit insurance cover,
*Sales Ledger,
*Responsible for accurate & timely cash posting & banking,
*Monthly mailing of client statements,
*Credit management, including reviewing held orders,
*Continual reviewing of client credit limits,
*Managing applications for top-up cover,
*Liaising with Solicitor's for any litigation claims,
*Pre-season sales: monitoring extended credit orders within credit insurance parameters,
*Monthly & quarterly reporting of Debtors & credit insurance levels to ICL Group,
*Annually reconcile any contra agreements,
*Managing the Company lease cars spread sheet & communicating changes,
*Review Company car users' driving licences,
*Updating Motor Insurance Database: new leases / end of lease / car hire,
*Other ad hoc duties as required.

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Skills / Experience / Qualifications
*At least three years credit control & accounting experience, ideally within manufacturing,
*Excellent telephone manner & the ability to build relationships with customers and sales team, and effective internal & external communication skills at all levels,
*Attention to detail & numerate ensuring procedures accurately follow company specs,
*Demonstrate the ability to plan & prioritise own workload in order to meet required deadlines / performance standards,
*Good all round accounting knowledge,
*Operates in line with relevant legislation & Company policies / procedures,
*Demonstrates ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative, to ensure effectiveness in line with the needs of the business,
*Demonstrates a flexible attitude towards work, adaptability to changing circumstances and ability to respond to business priorities appropriately,
*Qualifications: GCSE / Part or Fully-Qualified AAT or greater,
*Systems: Knowledge of QAD Cloud ERP and/or Pegasus (Opera / Operations) would be beneficial, but not essential. High level of IT skills i.e. Word, Excel.

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-time Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm (1hr lunch)
*Holiday: 28 Days (20 + STAT), company closes over Christmas
*Company Bonus (KPI & Profit, Approx. 5% Salary)
*Possible Study Support