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Assistant Credit Controller

About the Employer

Job Description

On behalf of our client in the field of the business advisory and accountancy services we are looking for a Assistant Credit Controler.

The role will involve supporting the Credit Control Manager with day to day running of the Credit Control function for individual group accountancy firms within the North West Region.

  • Hitting collection targets
  • Sending out statements according to a pre-set time frame
  • Chasing overdue debts initially by email and then by telephone following existing procedures
  • Producing daily aged debt reports using Excel with accurate and detailed notes on each debtor showing recent actions and agreements and carrying forward previous notes
  • Forwarding client queries to relevant team members and following up to ensure they respond promptly
  • Accurate daily allocation of cash
  • Detailed reporting using Excel to Credit Control Manager with a weekly meeting to review progress and discuss any issues

  • Ideally 2 years Credit Control or Finance experience
  • Strong Microsoft skills including Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Xero would be ideal but not essential
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in your work
  • Experience of using Xero
  • Professional and calm manner
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to problem solving and ability to identify and communicate possible improvements to all areas of the process
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills with both clients and other team members
  • Confidence to pick up the phone to instigate and lead often difficult conversations - listening skills are equally important here

Salary: Negotiable