GBP28000 - 32000 / annum
26th April 2019
Accounting and Finance
Robert Half are currently working with a major supplier to the UK Construction industry who are recruiting for a Senior Credit Controller to join their expanding finance department.
Senior Credit Controller - Huntingdon
Robert Half are currently working with a major supplier to the UK Construction industry who are recruiting for a Credit Controller to join expanding team within their busy finance department.
Overview of role
Day to day duties of The Senior Credit Controller will include but not be limited to:
- To prepare legal cases and manage DCA cases with external lawyers and third-party providers.
- To manage insolvency cases. Liaise with Insolvency Practitioners and file documents in a timely manner.
- Be responsible for a portfolio of accounts from across the Mick George Group. Maximising cash collections in a consistent manner, by adapting technique to customer type, by telephone, email and letter, in line with personal/team targets. Prioritising over dues, high risk and key accounts in value descending order. Update collection notes as well as place accounts on Hold.
- Ensuring all forms of communication always to be of a professional business standard.
- Mitigate bad debts by regularly reviewing new and established account credit limits. Balance credit decisions with the desire to increase business versus payment performance and credit reports.
- Additional activities include payment allocation, requesting remittances, raising credit requests, account matching & reconciliation, preparing write-offs, sending statements.
- Update Accounts Receivable reports and produce insightful reports.
- Comply with company policies and procedures.
- Build strong x-functional relationships. Be aware and highlight processes that can be improved.
- Investigate and resolve queries or escalate to relevant teams and track completion.
The ideal candidate Profile:
- Proactive, self-motivated and capable organiser, with the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Network builder with strong influencing skills. Firm negotiator.
- Committed team player, flexible and adaptable to change, able to work with the minimum of supervision.
- CICM qualified or part-qualified, or a minimum of 5-years relevant experience. Construction or waste sector background desirable.
- First-rate problem-solving skills and process change champion.
- Proven track record of success and practical knowledge of commercial credit best practice.
- Confident working with accounting and CRM systems. Competent MS user.
- Intermediate Excel (VLU, Pivot Tables).
Salary & Benefits
The role of the Senior Credit Controller is paying up to 32k plus excellent benefits
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