Credit Controller

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Location: [Essex] Witham
Ref: SKC10840726

Job Description

Credit Controller
£25,000 - £28,000

Reporting to the Financial Controller working as part of a finance team of 6. You would be solely responsible for managing a ledger of 200-250 live accounts with a ledger value around £4m monthly.

• Chasing outstanding debts by telephone, letter and email
• Pre chasing to check invoices have been authorised for payment and resolving any queries before due date it needed
• Ensuring sales ledger accounts are within their agreed credit terms
• Allocation of cash and taking payments over the phone when needed
• Credit checking and setting limits. Putting accounts on stop when needed
• Monthly statement runs
• Investigating and resolving invoice queries
• liaise with internal sales department and the customer to resolve efficiently
• Resolve day to day credit control issues and problem accounts in a timely manner, understanding how and when to escalate these
• Produce reports on aged debt
• Provide anticipated receipts analysis to assist in cash flow planning
• Attend weekly meetings with the Financial Controller to discuss aged debt
• Escalate potential bad debts to Financial Controller
• Manage the company credit insurance, ensuring credit risk is kept to a minimum
• Cover for accounts payable during holiday periods


• Have recent experience as a credit controller, minimum 3 years
• Excellent communication skills, able to build rapport with stake holders, the team and customers
• Excellent customer service, ability to build and maintain strong business relationships with customers
• Able to confidently discuss overdue payments
• Strong work ethic
• Passionate about credit control and happy to work to targets
• Advanced Excel skills
• Ability to work as part of a team

If you are interested in this vacancy 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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