Credit Controller

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aneil Sekhon

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

Reporting to the Credit Manager, the Credit Control / Billing Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Ownership of account procedures, ability to manage & prioritise customer ledger and office accounts
  • Send out monthly client statements/reminder letters as agreed.
  • Assist in developing the credit management capability within the organisation.
  • Analyse credit data and financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending credit.
  • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity.
  • Prepare reports that include the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending credit.
  • Evaluate customer records and recommend payment plans based on earnings, savings data, payment history and purchasing activity.
  • Ensuring customer ledger details are always up-to-date (general housekeeping - full reconciliation)
  • Post payments to accounts and allocate as required.
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required.
  • Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required.
  • Experience of dealing with clients at all levels, including high net worth individuals.
  • Propose write - off of irrecoverable debt/bad debt provisions.
  • Assist in the setting up of the credit control system.
  • Help to meet cash and debtor day targets set by the organisation - monthly / yearly.
  • Help to chase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescales keeping company credit exposures within set risk bearing limits.
  • Make recommendations about procedural / policy changes.
  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner and flag to manager if accounts are out of greed payment terms.
  • Regular meetings with account managers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary.
  • Raising customer invoices (approx. 500 accounts).
  • Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms.
  • Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries.
  • Provide accurate advice on billing queries.
  • Generate financial ratios, using computer programs, to evaluate customer's financial status.
  • Update client agreements in SAP.
  • Raising Credit Notes and Journals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a 2/3 years of international credit control experience
  • Be degree qualified
  • Have the desire to complete an Accounting qualification
  • Have the desire to develop and grow within a fast paced working environment

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