Credit Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

I am working with a lifestyle brand who is looking for a Credit Controller to join their Finance Team in the City. This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for Finance, who is Excel savvy and who is able to work to tight deadlines.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ownership of account procedures, ability to manage & prioritise customer ledger and office accounts
  • Send out monthly client statements/reminder letters as agreed.
  • 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-
  • 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.
  • Assist in the setting up of the credit control system.
  • Help to chase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter within agreed timescales keeping company credit exposures within set risk bearing limits.
  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner and flag to manager if accounts are out of greed payment terms.
  • Raising customer invoices
  • Raising Credit Notes and Journals.

Essential Requirements

  • Have a 2/3 years of credit control experience
  • Be degree qualified (2:1 or above)
  • Be part qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Excellent IT proficiency with advanced Excel skills
  • Have the desire to develop and grow within a fast-paced working environment
  • Understand of debtors and creditors, numeracy skills, experience of dealing with foreign currencies
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills, used to building relationships

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