Assistant Credit Controller - Part Time

Recruiter
Elite Personnel
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
£10,000 - £14,999
Posted
05 Jul 2018
Closes
14 Jul 2018
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Part Time - 22.5hrs per Week

The Brief

The role encompasses safekeeping of the cash, cheque, direct credit
and credit card payments received from the customer. The post holder
is responsible for control of debtors to ensure that payment is made
by debtors within the credit terms stipulated.

Key Objectives

Daily receipt of payments, which may be received with or without
remittance advices, and the posting of these receipts against the
relevant invoices in the sales ledger.

These can be in the following form:

Occasional receipt of cash

Direct Credit receipts

Credit Card payments

Cheque Payments

Raising and clearing all queries arising out of the above process with
either the customer or an internal member of staff, whichever is
relevant

Utilising the systems, to encourage customers to settle outstanding
invoices within the specified credit terms

Making decisions as to whether ‘stops’ can be overridden and orders
released

Imposing credit limits or pro-forma payments on accounts where
necessary and, where necessary, informing customers.

To correctly recognise and chase accordingly customers who have been
offered extended/special terms following the agreed procedures.

Key Responsibilities

·Reporting Debtor Day Analysis to the financial controller at the
beginning of each month

·To ensure that adequate credit limits are assigned to new accounts.

·Time should be given to ensure that adequate cover is in place for
any periods of absence

·Balancing the cash in the shop either weekly, or after a large event

·Ensuring that Appropriate letters are sent to customers regarding
outstanding debt in line with the company procedures

Other Responsibilities

Assisting in the production of credit notes should assistance be
required by the customer services manager

Ensuring that customer information is kept in line with the data
protection rules and regulations

Ensuring that credit limits are reviewed and updated when necessary

Open communication with customer services to minimise interruptions
for customers

Any other task associated with your skill set which may at any time be
requested by your line manager

Key skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Navision would be advantages

Excellent knowledge of word and excel to enable correspondence with
the customer and manipulation of data extracted from the finance
system.

Excellent telephone communication skills for liaison with the customer
and her/his finance representatives.

Excellent organisational and administrative skills

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