Assistant Credit Controller - Paignton - Devon

£18,500, Pension, Employee Benefits Package, Lifestyle Support - Accountancy and Finance
Ref: 71 Date Posted: Monday 14 Jan 2019
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We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Credit Controller to join our Head Office in Paignton, Devon.

Supporting our Credit & Sales Ledger Manager and Senior Credit Controller you will be confident in assisting with a busy portfolio of customers (currently 350 actively trading), building relations with customers to help recover debts and meet your monthly collection targets. You will set up and maintain customer account details and assist with cash flow forecasts as necessary. 

The successful candidate must be confident with all Microsoft programs and Sage. You will possess excellent attention to detail, a professional phone manner and be able to work independently and within a small team.

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive salary - £18,500 per annum
  • Pension scheme
  • Full Employee Benefits package including high street and supermarket discounts
  • Lifestyle support service – providing free, professional and confidential advice on any issue both personal and work related

Key responsibilities include:

  • Setting up and maintaining customer account details
  • To check the banks every morning and periodically throughout the day and allocate payments onto Sage – advising depots where necessary
  • Chase/monitor customers – daily/continually
  • Reporting any overdue debts
  • Liaise with customer/individual site agents/QS’s pre-empting due payments and providing copy invoices etc. 
  • Liaise with depots regarding customer queries
  • Take Customer Credit Card Payments
  • Complete Cheque paying in slip – deposit in bank as required
  • Cash Customer payment allocation on CASH ledger, issuing paperwork to customer
  • Undertaking any other tasks / duties as is reasonably required

Previous experience of credit control is not essential however the successful candidate must be able to work well within a team and have strong communication skills.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Proven track record in a similar credit control position
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work to targets and manage a busy workload
  • The ability to identify and escalate any issues of concern
  • Experience in Excel, Word & Outlook

 We are a people focussed business that values all employees. If you believe you have the necessary experience and qualifications apply today.