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Credit Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £26000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Contact email:

    Abigail@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    AF - CC - 2976_1577965996

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Accounts Receivable Officer to join my clients team. Your role will require you to frequently communicate with a wide range of customers and suppliers, as well as assist with general accounting functions, including reconciliations, and back up support to the Administrative team. Reporting to the Financial Controller, this is an autonomous role within a fast-paced environment.

Primary duties and Responsibilities

  • Collection and follow up of overdue debts for all account customers including maintaining constant dialogue with customers and operational managers to resolve any issues with the customers' accounts, ensure that prompt responses are given, and all issues are dealt with quickly and effectively.

  • Monitor payments and ensure that customers are within their credit terms

  • Process daily banking, accurately allocating payments against customers invoices

  • Generating invoices and issuing statements to customers

  • Producing regular reports for management on AR status

  • Perform account reconciliations

  • Maintain accounts receivable records, reports, spreadsheets and files

  • Handling new customer administration, including credit and reference checks

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and ensure that appropriate strategies are developed to reduce the potential for delinquent accounts.

  • Assist the Administrative Team with general accounting & administrative functions.

Key attributes to be successful in securing this role

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in the role of Accounts Receivable Officer

  • Previous experience in managing a large volume of accounts and maintain credit controls

  • Experience delivering quality customer service and using initiative to manage difficult situations, responding promptly to stakeholder needs in a professional and timely manner

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work within deadlines and effectively manage priorities

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, confidently working as part of a team and communicating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to develop and review accounts receivable processes for improvement.

  • Team player with a good history of attendance

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