Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk

Brampton Recruitment Ltd
£16k - £18k pa
04 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk

Newcastle Under Lyme

Our successful client has an exciting opportunity for a Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk to join them on a permanent basis working 30 hours per week.

The company is a specialist within the Health & Safety field, supporting businesses with advice to ensure they remain compliant with all new legislation. They offer excellent training and a great working environment. This new role is available due to the expansion of their diverse and stable team.

Job Description:

The purpose of the Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk role will be to support the Accounts Manager in credit control and administration functions.

Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk - Duties will include:

- Monitor account applications for credit. Checking and assessing customer's credit situation and deciding whether to offer credit
- Set up new Customers accounts and negotiating payment terms where required
- Dealing with internal queries regarding invoices and ensuring that debts are paid in a timely manner. Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
- Prepare Sales Invoices and send. Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Company
- Call to ensure customers have received invoices/and are logged on their system
- Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
- Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries.
- Start legal action to collect the money owed (if necessary) and regularly review the company's debt recovery procedures
- There should be a close liaison between the credit controller and the sales department so that any credit issues and invoice queries are resolved smoothly

Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk - Candidate Requirements:

- Previous credit control and sales ledger experience
- Highly self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with a high standard of personal performance
- A high understanding and application of Excel
- Ability to organise and prioritise workloads through effective time management
- Ability to use own initiative and work autonomously
- Ability to present information clearly, concisely and professionally
- Ability to update and maintain client data in a timely and accurate manner