Credit Controller

Location : Stafford
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £24K-£27K
Reference : JOB-2284

We're recruiting for a Credit Controller to join our client's busy team in Stafford, Staffordshire.

This is a hybrid position, 3 days in the office, 2 working from home. 

As a Credit Controller you will benefit from:

  • Contributory Pension

  • Life assurance

  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Staff Perks & Savings Scheme

  • Free Parking

  • Free Tea and Coffee

  • Dress Down Days

  • Staff Events

The day-to-day duties of the Credit Controller include managing debtor accounts in an assigned portfolio of customers, ensuring timely payments are made, processing incoming funds, resolving account queries and managing debt recovery. 

The Credit Controller role is key to supporting the financial function of a business, which requires the building and maintaining of strong relationships with clients to ensure the smooth running of their accounts.

The Credit Controller has an important role to play in supporting the financial function with responsibility to:

  • Ensure customers pay to terms

  • Maximise aged debt collection

  • Work closely alongside stakeholders to minimise risk whilst supporting business growth

  • Support the evaluation of customer credit limits

  • Ensure customers pay to terms and chase any overdue invoices

  • Process incoming funds & maintain the reconciliation of accounts

  • Manage account queries to resolution

  • Maintain the credit-control system and processes in collaboration with Sales, Marketing and Finance colleagues

  • Check customer’s credit and approve or decline applications based on company standards and requirements

  • Maintain accurate master data records

  • Work closely with the Credit Manager to improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, and initiate legal proceedings if necessary.

Essential skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Proven experience within a busy Credit Control / Sales Ledger function

  • Experience of controlling ledgers in excess of £5m

  • Working knowledge of Credit reference agencies and associated technologies

  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office

  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail

Salary is 24,000 to 27,000 depending on experience.

If this feels like you please Apply Now, we would love to hear from you.