Credit Manager

Recruiter
Halliday Marx
Location
England, Kent
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
BJK7
Contact
Halliday Marx
Job Title
Credit Controller
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Credit Manager

£40k - 45K

Kent

My client is a multi-national Chemical company based in Kent and are looking for a Credit Manager on a permanent basis.

Objective of the role:

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable Management, including; proactive chasing of debt, bad debt provisions, overdue reporting, contact with collection agencies and liquidators

  • Review of setting credit limits managing risk and customer service. Releasing of blocked orders
  • Manage the credit insurance policies and working closely with the credit insurance company to ensure compliance with policy and submitting bad debt claims on a timely basis and cash collection
  • Managing Accounts Receivable and Credit Control team, ensuring service level meets all KPI's
  • Responsible for direct debit collection approvals, ensuring they are made in accordance with customer payment terms and in compliance with the necessary controls and authorisations
  • Responsible for delivery of process automisation and standardisation projects and initiatives
  • Update, implement and maintain Accounts Receivable handbook
  • Resolve all queries, identifying root causes, proposing and implementing the necessary changes to prevent recurring issues
  • Provide Treasury with forecast of receivables position of each legal entity Develop and publish accounts receivable statistics, KPI and other metrics, including overdue and bad debts with monthly reporting to senior management
  • Preparing necessary presentations, ensuring continuing improvements to processes, procedures and relationships with Sales & Customer Services
  • Ad hoc projects as required

Duties:

  • Ensure effective credit control is being operated and recorded & Credit Checks are completed and reviewed as required
  • Ensure all banking is carried out daily and accurately, requesting all remittances avoiding any unallocated cash occurrences
  • Provide accurate information and assistance to centre management and Operational Managers on all debt matters, ensuring that the DSO days are maintained to agreed
  • objectives
  • Risk analysis is correctly presented to senior management.
  • Manage monthly reporting to Senior management ensuring all figures provided are accurate and according to current agreed policies.
  • Manage monthly bad debt reporting ensuring all provisions are In line with current agreed policies and that they are fully explainable to Senior management
  • Manage and support all internal projects and system changes
  • Provide accurate and timely information to all key stakeholders
  • Provide support to other Centre personnel as required

Requirements:

  • SAP experience (Desirable)
  • Experience managing Credit teams
  • Have experience of implementing new systems
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Very strong Excel Skills