Milton Keynes College has a great opportunity for a Credit Controller to join our finance team.
At Milton Keynes College the Finance team are at the heart of the Business Partner support areas and require maximum efficiency and accuracy within the team. As a Credit Controller, you will be responsible for maximising cash flow and minimising working capital by ensuring prompt payment of all accounts to protect the profitability of the College through the prevention of bad debts.
This role will involve following the College’s credit control policy and procedures on routine chasing by telephone, email and letter. The successful candidate will deal with payment queries and disputes from clients, accurately maintaining the credit control logs on all overdue invoices/ student debt.
As the successful candidate for the role, you will have experience of working within a similar role. You will be able to evidence your proven ability to work with meticulous attention to detail, problem solve and meet strict deadlines.
Good customer service is essential, and the successful candidate will be comfortable communicating with internal stakeholders, students and our business clients to provide an appropriate, efficient and effective service. We are looking for someone with a positive and confident telephone manner, who has a strong work ethic and is able to prioritise effectively and be accurate when working under pressure.
More about the rewards
25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
Local Government Pension Scheme
Continued Professional Development Opportunities
Cycle To Work Scheme
Access to ‘JUICE’ the employees’ health and wellbeing platform
Employee Assistance Programme
Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
Plus, many more
Location: Milton Keynes
Hours: 18.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £10,000 - £12,000 per annum
Closing date: Monday 19th November 2018
Interview date: Friday 23rd November 2018
As a successful candidate you will have…
IT knowledge in MS Excel and Word, and have familiarity with an accounting system
Excellent communication skills, and a professional telephone manner
The ability to prioritise and plan effectively
The ability to work as part of a team and under own initiative
Great attention to detail
Proven experience of working under pressure
Proven ability to work with accuracy
Experience of working as part of a finance team
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skill
A methodical, analytical and conscientious approach
A results driven attitude and be commercially motivated
The ability to prioritise and plan effectively, with a strong customer service mentality
The tenacity and resilience when required
Good business sense - understands a wide variety of business environments and challenges
More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.
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