Credit Controller / Sales Ledger Clerk

Recruiter
Brampton Recruitment
Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary
£16,000 per annum
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
14 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Duties will include:

  • Monitor account applications for credit to ensure they are received prior to commencement of works
  • Checking and assessing customer's credit situation and deciding whether to offer credit
  • Set up new customers accounts
  • Negotiating payment terms where required
  • Dealing with internal queries regarding invoices
  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
  • Prepare and send sales invoices
  • Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Company
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
  • Call to ensure customers have received invoices and they are logged on their system
  • Send out monthly client statements
  • Start legal action to collect the money owed (if necessary)

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