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Credit Controller

Published 22 August 2023
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Permanent
Job Starts: 22nd August 2023
Finance

Job Description

Credit Controller / Lutterworth / Permanent / Up to £26,000 / Office Based

Are you ready to contribute your credit control expertise to a market-leading company in the equipment hire industry? This client seeking a skilled and motivated Credit Controller to join team and play a crucial role in maintaining their financial stability. If you're an experienced credit control professional with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills, we want to hear from you!

The Company:

With an impressive net turnover of over £120,000,000 in the UK in recent years they've established their presence across the nation with 55 depots and a diverse clientele of around 7,500 active accounts. Their commitment to quality and customer service has positioned them as a trusted name in the industry.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Credit Controller, you will be a key player in maintaining their financial health and customer relationships. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Cash Collection: Engaging in proactive collection efforts, including telephone communication, dunning letter generation, and collaboration with their depot network.
  • Dispute Management: Resolving customer disputes efficiently and professionally.
  • Reporting: Preparing weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc management reports to monitor and track credit control activities.
  • Risk Management: Ensuring compliance with their risk insurance policy and conducting ongoing credit and risk assessments to minimize bad debt.
  • Account Balances: Monitoring customer account balances against credit limits and taking action to collect overdue and over-exposed balances.
  • Debt Recovery: Collaborating with internal collection efforts and referring accounts to debt recovery specialists when necessary.

Attributes:

They are seeking a Credit Controller with the following qualities:

  • Positive Attitude: An outgoing and positive approach to work, along with the ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Reliability: Demonstrated reliability in handling credit control responsibilities.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and negotiation skills to interact with customers and colleagues effectively.
  • Problem-Solving: A proven ability to solve problems and make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Experience: A track record of successful credit control experience, preferably in a similar industry.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in PC skills, including word processing and spreadsheeting for reporting and documentation purposes.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, up to £26,000 per annum.
  • Opportunity to work in a well-established and respected industry leader.
  • Collaborative team environment with growth opportunities.
  • Full-time office-based role at their administration centre in Lutterworth.

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