Credit Controller

  • Location

    Waltham Abbey, Essex

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

Our client, a retail business based in Waltham Abbey, are seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join their team on a permanent basis.


  • Effectively chase all customers within your dedicated portfolio of accounts to ensure prompt payment of outstanding invoices and maximize cash receipts.
  • Assist in routine assessments of the credit worthiness of prospective and the existing portfolio of customers in accordance with corporate policies and risk management strategy.
  • Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment.
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices.
  • Responsible for the capture of disputed items and prompt liaison with Team, Manager and Customer Services to enable timely resolution.
  • Assist with sending copy invoices and statements to relevant parties.
  • Possess the ability to take large volumes of data, analyse and produce a result.
  • Assist with reconciliation of customers' accounts (particularly debit notes vs credit notes).
  • Production of Ageing and Debit Reports on a weekly basis.
  • Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems.
  • Providing accounts information to internal departments.


  • A minimum of two years experience within a similar role.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise in a busy fast moving environment.
  • Ability to reconcile complex accounts and have excellent attention to detail.
  • The role requires a tenacious individual, a team player with a flexible approach.
  • Experience working with accountancy software
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word etc

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