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Credit Controller

City, London
Remote Working
Remote Working
£32,000 to £35,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Credit Controller A fantastic opportunity has arisen with an award-winning property company as they look to recruit a Credit Controller for their finance team. The position is a hybrid role, incorporating working from head office in Central London and homeworking. This is a varied role, which will mean getting involved in different aspects of the sales ledger, working closely with the wider finance and support team, as well as ensuring that the goals of the credit control team are closely aligned with those of the business, with a focus on the timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments. This role will suit a dynamic hands-on individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with high volumes. Exceptional customer service skills, the confidence and ability to place pressure tactfully on individuals and companies who owe money, as well as good organisational and time management skills will be important. Key Responsibilities: Chase agreed debtors by telephone, email and letter in line Maintain the risk profile of the ledger as measured by maintaining the DSO at or below industry norm, achieving a monthly target set by the Finance Director and maintaining debt older than 90 days to less than 20% of the overall debt. Build and maintain close links with customers to ensure the smooth running of accounts and timely recovery of payments Document call notes and other correspondence Respond, escalate, and assist in the resolution of account and invoice queries, both internally and externally, in a timely fashion. Reconcile accounts on an ad hoc basis Keep close watch on debtor account balances Issue monthly Client Statements Send out Divisional Debtor reports (monthly) Create co-operative working relationship with the business including advance notice of legal action against customers Action and Monitor Legal action through Lovetts online portal Match off credits and payments on account at month end Save bank statements daily & monthly for all Iceni Companies. Post cash receipts daily to the Sage system. Bank Cheques received. Credit Check all new clients (PLC/LTD/LLP) using Experian assigning credit limits as recommended. Escalate failed Credit Checks to Credit Manager Chase clients for PO s and confirmation of Company details and billing details Set up new clients in Sage where invoicing details have changed Skills requirements: Excellent customer service Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations Analytical skills and thorough attention to detail The ability to listen and negotiate with customers Excellent verbal communication Persistence and determination Familiarity with data entry software (Sage 50, Coretime, Credit Hound preferable) Exerience with Microsoft 365 package outlook, word, excel (pivot tables, v lookups minimum) Ability to work well in a team To learn more about this opportunity please apply online with your most recent CV
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  • Job Reference: 707258381-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Propsource Consulting
    Propsource Consulting
  • Location: City, London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus company benefits
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent