Credit Controller

18000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP18000 - GBP20000/annum
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Optima Plus Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Credit Controller on behalf of a growing business based in Stoke on Trent. Working as part of a small finance department you will be the sole person responsible for the collection of outstanding monies. This position therefore requires an individual who has a strong background in Credit Control, taking full responsibility for the ledger as well as all other duties relating to Credit Control and some areas of Sales Ledger.

Due to the acquisition of a new business this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Credit Controller who is looking to take that next step. This role is integral to the growth of the business and therefore you will play a key role within the finance department. As a new role within the business you will have the opportunity to shape it and make it your own.

Duties and responsibilities:

Proactively chase outstanding monies via telephone, email and letter within specific targets
Bank reconciliation and allocations.
Work closely with commercial teams to ensure the recovery of outstanding monies and queries
Working with sales teams to resolve queries and set up new accounts and limits
Assist the finance team with queries re cash as part of the month-end closing process.
Allocating cash to customer accounts
Producing credit notes

In order to be successful in this role you will need to have the following skills and attributes:

IT Literature including word and strong understanding of excel
Excellent telephone manner and customer service experience
Excellent written and verbal communication as you will be liaising with all levels of personnel both internal and external to the business
Ability to work to deadlines whilst prioritising work load
Must be able to multi-task
The ability to work in a team as well as individually

This is a fantastic opportunity in a business that is going from strength to strength.

For additional information please contact Kerri-Ann Hargreaves