Head of Credit Control

Salary: £45,000+
Location: [Essex] Chelmsford
Ref: SKC10840720

Job Description

Head of Credit Control

Working for a well established company heading up the Credit Control function for the group.
This is a newly created role that will involve managing a team as well as reviewing and improving credit policies & procedures to ensure maximum cashflow and minimising the risk of bad debts. My client is looking for someone who is driven and thrives on a challenge. You need to be capable of process and systems improvement and development.
Objective: Driving the Cash collection process, minimizing the aged debt, maximising cash flows and managing risk to minimize exposure to the business

Lead and motivate a team of Credit Controllers and administrators
Setting of KPI’s, ledger reviews, staff appraisals recruitment and performance management
Overseeing a team that manage the legal proceedings for the business
Leading process improvement of credit control procedures and systems
Monthly, quarterly and yearly aged debts reporting for the wider business
Developing and preparing a monthly dashboard to provide finance operations with better more relevant information
Preparation of the month end including review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and that unreconciled/unallocated items are investigated and resolved
Responsibility for managing the relationships with third party providers eg debt collection agencies
Attending monthly meetings with Divisional Finance Directors and Operations

Credit Management experience if a service environment with exposure to business to consumer credit control.
Knowledge of the current legal processes and (CPR) Civil Procedure Rules for debt recoveries against individuals
Evidence of system implementation and process improvement
Ability to lead by example
Staff management experience is essential

If you are interested in this position please contact Sarah Chandler at CWC Recruitment Ltd.

CWC is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to recruiting credit professionals. We have over 35 years of credit control and credit management recruitment experience. We are true experts within our field.

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