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Credit Controller

Job Summary

  • Location Petersfield, Hampshire
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 28 February 2019
  • Ref 3757_1551350999

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Job Description

Credit Controller

Are you looking to join a company that can offer you career progression in a friendly team? Can you pick things up quite quickly and are able to work on your own initiative? If yes, this may be the role for you! Due to growth the Finance Department we are looking for an Credit Controller to join the existing team of 4 in the head office based in Petersfield. You would be working for a company who are the world leader in their field with a turnover of £100 million!

This is an excellent opportunity and as well as a competitive salary, benefits include: 25 day's holiday, a pension scheme, onsite parking and childcare vouchers.

Your role is very varied and will involve you being part of the current Finance department, reporting to the Finance Director and being responsible for a number of things. These include - treasury, purchase ledger, payroll, financial/project/management accounting and fleet operations for the selling, service & manufacturing operations. No day will ever be the same.

Applicants are invited to apply through the Commercial Division of FPR Group and interviews will be carried out shortly.

What you will be doing:

Your role will involve you carrying out allocation of cash on a daily basis. You will raise manual VAT invoices & return self-billing receipts as well as maintaining meaningful chase notes on the in-house system. You will process new customer accounts/orders after evaluating within 48 hours of receipt and where appropriate, authorise credit for new orders in accordance with the authority levels. Setting/maintaining and monitoring credit limits, you will identify emerging credit risk situations and mitigate with appropriate action plans, maintaining close links with other teams for earliest awareness of risks. The role will involve devising and agreeing payment plans for higher risk clients and escalating when needed to the Supervisor.

As well as the above, you will seek to meet daily, weekly, monthly and annual cash collection targets as a team and ensure that ledger discrepancies are eliminated in a timely manner. You will manage the self-billing VAT invoice process and prepare supporting schedules to support bad debt and credit note provisioning requirements.

You will be involved in meetings to provide input into debtor reviews and ensure continuous improvement of the credit control processes, procedures and controls.

What do they want from you?

  • At least 2 years recent experience working as a credit controller
  • Direct exposure to an applications and certifications environment
  • A confident telephone manner
  • Intermediate Word and Excel
  • Be able to work both as a team and alone

If you think this is the role for you then please click apply now or call FPR Havant and ask for Jo!

FPR Group is acting as an employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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Jo Beech

Jo Beech

I specialise in Office Support and Commercial Recruitment and have been with FPR Group since January 2015. I deal with both temporary and permanent vacancies and really enjoy being able to make a diff

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