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Credit Controller

Employer
The People Co.
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£28k-£30k per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Other Job Function
Business Sector
Other Business Sector

Job Details

Our client who are a leading manufacturer and distributor within the bathroom and heating industry are expanding their finance team so are recruiting for Credit Controllers to join them on a direct employed basis

Role Purpose:
•    Timely cash collection and allocation
•    Production and distribution of debt reporting
•    Understand dynamics of Accounts Receivable to proactively identify signs of payment risk and act upon them
•    Accurate maintenance of related accounting / system records

Role Requirements:

Sales invoicing    
•    Post out weekly sales activity 
•    Emailing and posting copy invoices/credit notes as required

Cash Collection      
•    Maximise cash collection for customer accounts to terms
•    Ensure accurate allocation of cash received to invoices being settled
•    Proactively chase ageing debt
•    Allocating of cash payments
•    Taking Sage pay card payments
•    Authorising of customer orders

Internal Reporting       
•    Production of aged debt reports and distribution to responsible sales rep
•    Proactively highlight current / pending debt issues to ensure acted upon as quickly as possible

External Reporting    
•    Production of Account Statements
•    Continuous improvement    
•    The expectation is that Finance ways of working and processes should change to find more efficient and reliable processes.
•    This individual is expected to proactively challenge the status quo and suggest improvements
•    Ongoing maintenance and challenge of standard operating procedures

Customer Service    
•    Be part of building and supporting a great customer service ethos 
Additional Role Related Knowledge:
•    Accounting skills (qualification not essential but exposure to accounting processes)
•    Credit Control experience required
•    Pro-activity, drive, energy, methodical, reliable, attention to detail, organisation and communication skills along with efficient data entry skills
•    Ideally demonstrable experience of system usage to detailed level

Salary:
•    £25,000 - £30,000 (with OTE £28,000 - £33,000)

Working Hours:
•    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Ref: FMW41378
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
GB

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