Credit Controller

  • Job Reference: 0000013003
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire, England
  • Salary: £24,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Credit controller
Leicester office based
Salary £24k - £35k

Our client - a highly successful, growing B2B organisation based in Leicester - is seeking a Credit Controller to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.
Overall, Scope: to ensure accuracy of customer accounts and ensure customers pay amounts due on time. This role would ideally suit a finance graduate who has worked in credit control within a finance assistant position or in the department exclusively.
About the role:

. Understanding full customer specific sales invoice processes and relevant systems and portals.
. Desirable - Familiarity with customer portals like ASDA, TESCO, M&S etc
. Liaise with customer payment departments to ensure invoices have been received and are in process for timely remittance.
. Check retailer system/portal to ensure that this is correctly updated and be able to update or log any queries as needed.
. Chase customer late payments.
. Predicting and solving payments issues before they become problematic.
. Monitor Debit Notes and raise Credit Notes as and when required.
. Produce weekly aged debtor reports for all companies.
. Tracking and managing creditor debt, ensuring timely payments are made.
. Regular effective reporting and escalation of unpaid debts.
. Customer queries - Addresses, VAT IDs, payment terms.
. Review/maintain customer credit limits at least once a year.
. Liaise with Credit Insurance brokers for insurance cover and debt reporting as necessary.
. Liaise with invoice factoring company regarding any direct customer payments.
. Ensure correct paperwork is submitted in timely manner for Letter of Credit customers.
. Raise sales invoices/credit notes as and when required (back up resource)
. Generate Agent's Commission Monthly Reports
. Ad hoc duties as required.

About you:

. Desirable - Part qualified/studier (AAT or similar).
. Essential - advanced finance qualification, GCSE B or above.
. Desirable- Proficient on Microsoft Dynamics Nav or Business Central
. Essential - worked with an ERP /financial system.
. Essential - Strong MS Office skills.
. Essential - Advanced excel skills.
. Essential - Credit control experience 2-5 yrs
. Be reliable, thorough with excellent attention to detail.
. Be flexible and adaptable to changing demands and a fast-paced environment.
. Be committed to excellence.
. Highly personable.
. Have strong problem solving and organisational skills and be able prioritise own tasks and deadlines effectively.
. Experience of working in an SME within a small finance team preferable.


. Appointment Type: Permanent
. Salary: £24,000 - £35,000 (subject to experience)
. Hours: 8.30am - 5pm (Monday to Friday)
. Office Based
. Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays (rising to 25-days in line with service)
. NEST Pension
. On-Site Parking

If you - or someone you might know - are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 13003) on 0116 254 9404.