Credit Controller

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Closes
20 Sep 2021
Ref
TFSZ- 35902
Contact
Sophie Hodgson
Job Title
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently seeking a Credit Controller to join a successful & prestigious business based in Leeds on a full time permanent basis!

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced individual to join a successful business to provide extensive support across the busy finance team, you will be responsible for the collection of overdue invoice payments and outstanding debts by email and telephone, liaising with customers and helping resolve queries and disputes in a professional and confident manner.

These will include (but will not be limited to):

* Own EMEA sales ledger and ensure that payments are collected in line with agreed payment terms. Proactively manage communications with customers through CCP software, aged debt reporting, telephone calls and emails.
*Ensure fraud risk, credit risk or trade compliance risks, from new customers and the existing customer portfolio, are controlled according to business specifications
*Identifying, monitoring and communicating as necessary to stakeholders in a timely manner, ensuring appropriate action is taken to address any issues.
*Compile, analyse & interpret information for approval of credit facilities or onward recommendation
*Communicate professionally and effectively across all key stakeholders & functions within EMEA. Participating actively in internal and external EMEA customer meetings
*Recommend process improvements and actively support the credit management team with the testing and roll out of new/changes to process
*Review of bad debt recommendation and escalate
*Support management of key audit activities e. annual credit reviews, mass account deactivations, master data reviews
*Provide advice on the creation of non-standard billing accounts/sites
*Any other adhoc duties that may be required


Skills & Experience Needed:

*Strong credit control experience gained in a B2B environment
*Resiliency and ability to adapt in an evolving environment towards new strategic ways of working
*Excellent stakeholder management skills
*Experience of dealing with multi-currency payments and multi-currency sales ledger customer accounts
*Thorough understanding of how a sales ledger and its transactions work and their impact on the wider business
*Ability to make high quality, commercially focused credit decisions
*Capability to communicate confidently & professionally at all levels with a diverse audience
*Ability to prioritise own workload and that of other team members
*Good analytic and problem solving skills
*Knowledge of financial systems e. ASW and proficient use of MS packages
*ACICM qualification is desirable


This an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking company which can offer an enjoyable and stable working environment and offer a host of developmental and progression opportunities to grow!

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.