Credit Controller

  • Job Reference: 10422
  • Date Posted: 30 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £9.00 to £11.00
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client based in Leicester, has engaged Paul Mitchell Associates to recruit a Credit Controller for a 9 month fixed term contract (Maternity Cover). You will ideally be immediately available or on short notice.

Duties & Responsibilities:

*Chasing debt and associated payments by phone, written correspondence and in person
*Working closely with site supervisors to effectively chase debt
*Providing accurate debtor information to Solicitors and occasional attendance at Court as required
*Daily debt reporting to internal Senior Management Team and Site Supervisors
*Daily bank account upload and reconciliation including resolution of queries
*Monthly debtor and creditor reconciliation
*Producing and processing manual journal vouchers
*Work closely with internal colleagues and external stakeholders to resolve queries
*General office administration and finance duties
*Any other duties associated with the role

Skills/Competencies Required

Experience:

*Previous credit control experience involving direct contact with debtor
*Experience in financial monitoring and control
*Good knowledge of financial controls
*Experience of working in a team
*Computer literate, with good knowledge of Microsoft office products, particularly Excel
*Experience of reconciling complex accounts

Skills/Abilities:

*Financial and administration skills
*Excellent attention to detail
*Good communication and time management skills
*Be able to prioritise workload effectively and meet deadlines
*Ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure
*Be able to hold difficult conversations effectively