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Careers | 16 August 2018

Credit Controller and Purchase Ledger Administrator

Reporting to: Finance Director

Location: Sharpness Office

Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday

Job Description: Credit Control

Business to business credit control for approx. 70 customers across 85 – 100 construction sites which will include:

  • Credit checking and setting up new customers on the accounts system.
  • Chasing debt by telephone and email.
  • Liaising with customers regarding outstanding invoice queries and resolving queries in conjunction with the Sales and Operations Departments.
  • Raising and issuing credit notes when needed.
  • Assisting with in cash flow forecasting by accurately recording ‘promised payments’.
  • Ensuring follow up calls, emails and letters are tracked on the accounting system.
  • Liaising with the Finance Director regarding problem accounts.
  • Preparing weekly reports for the Directors.
  • Preparing monthly reports for the Credit Insurers.

Purchase Ledger

  • Checking purchase invoices against purchase order.
  • Inputting purchase invoices into accounts package, currently QuickBooks.
  • Resolving queries with colleagues and suppliers.

Profile: The successful candidate will require the following skills:

  • Previous credit control experience.
  • Competent IT skills, particularly Excel.
  • Familiarity with accounting software is desirable.
  • Problem solving skills – must have the ability to retrieve, analyse and compile information and data.
  • Excellent customer service and account handling ability.
  • Able to confidently discuss overdue payments.
  • Good attention to detail and administrative skills.

Salary: Negotiable – according to experience

  • 20 days (pro rata) plus statutory Bank Holidays per year.
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Free parking

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