Credit Controller

  • Job Reference: SWR2880
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £22,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Accounting, Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Credit Controller - Spider is advertising on behalf of a leading supplier of refreshment solutions to high end business customers nationwide. Their customers are companies that take pride in quality refreshments for their employees and their clients. Their success is built on outstanding customer service, hard work and a great team culture. They believe in delivering WOW experiences to both our customers and our valued employees. 

They are looking for a Credit Controller who is passionate about finance and can make a valuable contribution to the success of their company based in Ipswich, Suffolk. They truly live to their Company Values of Passionate, Responsive, Thoughtful, Innovative and Smart Working every day and therefore want people who hold the same values as they do to come and join them. If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you! 

The purpose of this Credit Controller role is to support the team leader and work with the rest of the accounts team to ensure debtor days & cash collection achieve set targets within the month-end deadlines, maintain correct and complete accounting records including accurate performance of all accounts related processes. 

The responsibilities of the role will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Carrying out credit control and debt collection processes, including telephone follow up, running automated debt chase processes, running the on stop process and producing and issuing statements.
  • Manage queries to resolution through investigation, reconciliation, and escalation.
  • Other accounts receivable duties such as: customer invoicing, processing credit notes, receipts, and queries.
  • Working the team leader and other staff as required to ensure smooth running of all accounts-related processes across the company.

The ideal person: 

  • Has experience of debt collection processes.
  • Will have experience communicating with large and small customers, including multi-site companies and sole traders.
  • Has experience of working across sales, customer service and other departments, adopting a team approach to resolving issues.
  • Has had responsibility for setting and managing credit limits.
  • Is self-motivated and goal driven.
  • Has good communication skills, friendly but persuasive.
  • Is persistent and proactive.
  • Is IT proficient, with a good understanding of accounting software.
  • Enjoys problem solving.
  • Has high attention to detail.
  • Is a member of Institute of Credit Management or equivalent qualifications (eg NVQ, AAT).

This is a full-time, permanent role with working hours Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

On offer is a salary of up to £22,000-£24,000 per annum, depending on experience.

 You will also be given a full induction programme to ease you into the role as well as ongoing development and recognition. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: credit control, credit controller, finance, financial, finance admin, finance assistant, debt collection, credit management, AAT 

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