Job Vacancy: Credit Control/Sales Ledger



Our Ref: 171555900
   
Location: Nantgarw
   
Salary: Competitive
Permanent
   
Notes:

We are working exclusively with our client, a well-established and successful organisation who are a market leader.
Working as part of a small office-based team the job involves working closely with the Finance and Sales teams, to proactively add-value to the Credit Control process and the Sales Invoicing process.

With Circa £1.5m debtors’ ledger with over 750 customers, the business has ambitious growth plans, which could double revenue over the next 3 years. This will also result in an opportunity to drive controls/efficiencies in the credit control and sales ledger processes, which in turn will directly benefit the business.

The successful recruit will need to work closely other members of the finance team including a senior credit controller daily.

Duties:
  • Communicate effectively with all customers to ensure a smooth cash collection process and strong cash flow management in a timely manner.
  • Raise and post sales invoices
  • Communicate and liaise with key Customers to ensure invoices are received in a timely manner with correct and meaningful information.
  • Maintain and operate an efficient and accurate customer master data within the sales ledger.
  • Maintain and post all transactions to UK Cash Book.
  • Monthly reconciliation of customer statements and issuance on a monthly basis.
  • Ability to create effective relationships with Sales team.
  • Meet monthly with the FC and Open Sales Manager to discuss all Open Sales customers and potential Bad Debt Provision and Bad Debt write offs.
  • Maintain support system for population of customer notes / call backs / legal action etc which on updating will also populate Outlook diary with timetable of actions.
  • Reconcile aged debtors to nominal on a monthly basis.
  • Any other duties as requested by the Finance or Managing Director.
  • Assist FC/FD with the credit control Project plan focussed on developing processes and systems.

Key Skills:
  • In depth of knowledge and experience in credit control – Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Experience of a high percentage of Sales invoices with a variety of complexities around the some “nonstandard” Sales processes.
  • Experience of working in a high growth SME. (continuous improvements and change)
  • Working with Corporate customers and understanding their processes and requirements for paying invoices.
  • Strong Excel skills - essential and Sage 200 experience - desirable
  • Understand Financial concepts (Deferred Income/Accrued income/Nominal accounts)

Profile:
  • Proactive nature and use of initiative
  • Flexibility and capable of working on your own initiative but also within a team
  • Maintain KPI reporting on Sales Invoicing & credit control performance to drive continuous improvement
  • Attention to detail and a drive to increase standards of information
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Able to respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
  • Assistance with other finance & business tasks at FC discretion
  • Tenacious and diligent



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