Credit Control Manager

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Coventry
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1137561386
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A newly created permanent Credit Manager role, working within a large commercial business based in the Coventry area.

This is a pivotal role within the finance function, focusing on team leadership, effective credit management and process improvement.

Client Details

My client is a large and reputable organisation who are based in the Coventry area.

The finance team have created this fantastic opportunity for a new credit Control Manager to join the business and support it in its future development and growth plans.

The business is in a great position with brilliant plans for the future, which in turn will create new career opportunities for its employees.

This is a great time to be joining this business with an opportunity to make your mark and truly add value.

Description

The role of Credit Control Manager will cover a variety of duties including:
  • Lead and provide day to day management of the Credit Control team in Coventry
  • Build and develop excellent relationships with key stakeholders within the business, ensuring compliance with agreed KPIs and targets
  • Ensure continuity of cash collection and undertake debt reduction to agreed targets
  • Achieve excellent customer service; having a flexible approach to customer issues; adding value through continuous improvement of processes
  • Aid with cash flow forecasting and rigorously measure the collection performance against forecast
  • Be actively involved in recruitment, performance development and talent development of your team
  • Engage with the finance and operational colleagues to implement and maintain robust collection procedures and processes and to work to address risk to minimise bad debts
  • Identify training and development needs to ensure the continual development of the team
  • Document and maintain all Sales Ledger processes; reviewing regularly within the context of the wider business and communicate changes on a regular basis
  • Deliver accurate and timely financial and management reporting
  • Work with 3rd parties and work within any dispute resolution processes to enhance cash collection
  • Engage with operational and management accounting colleagues to assist in resolution of disputes and escalated accounts to resolve late payment

Profile

The successful candidate will ideally possess a combination of the following key skills and experience:
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Previous experience in identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a diverse organisation and building positive relationships across the organisation
  • Demonstration of the development of high performing teams
  • Excellent customer service (internal and external) and focused on delivery of both financial and service targets
  • Strong ability to lead, organise and motivate a team
  • Strong relationship builder across diverse ranges of people
  • Good Excel skills
  • Challenges the status quo, identifies new opportunities and delivers innovative solutions

Job Offer
  • A long term career opportunity as a Credit Control Manager
  • Job security in a permanent role
  • Career development and training

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