Credit Controller

Contract or Temp in Accounting
  • City-of-Edinburgh View on Map
  • Post Date : September 12, 2023
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Job Description

Credit Controller

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  • Location: Edinburgh (Flexible and Hybrid Working Options Available)
  • Contract: Temporary (6 months), Full-time (Potential to become Permanent)
  • Pay Rate: £15 – £18 PH DOE

AJ Connect is thrilled to announce a fantastic temporary opportunity on behalf of our client, a leader in their industry. As a Credit Controller in Global Business, you will play a pivotal role. This position, based in Edinburgh, offers flexible and hybrid working arrangements, catering to modern professionals seeking a balanced work-life setup.
This role commences as a six-month temporary contract with a substantial opportunity to transition into a permanent position, based on the demonstration of exceptional performance and alignment with the company’s values.
The Role
As a vital member of the team, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of managing a designated ledger of business units. Your daily responsibilities will include overseeing credit control in alignment with company policies, facilitating dispute resolutions, and spearheading initiatives to enhance cash collection efficiency.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Administering credit control of a designated ledger of customers, adhering to the company’s collection policies
  • Initiating contact with customers for the settlement of overdue invoices
  • Supplying copy invoices and account statements, along with documenting customer disputes
  • Conducting weekly conference calls to discuss and strategize on late payments, outlining clear action plans and timelines for resolution
  • Coordinating the matching of unallocated cash and communicating with customers to procure remittance advice
  • Escalating concerns regarding late payments to the Credit Control Manager and the broader team as necessary
  • Managing customer account statuses, including initiating stops and reinstatements
  • Collaborating actively with the team and Credit Control Manager
  • Propelling continuous improvements in cash collection and DSO performance.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in credit control or collections
  • Previous experience in a similar role is highly desirable
  • Excellent customer service capabilities
  • Proficiency with VAT procedures and accounting systems
  • Demonstrable success in meeting collection targets
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
  • Autonomous work ethic, able to initiate and manage projects proactively
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or work streams simultaneously
  • Confidence in one’s abilities and expertise in accounting and credit control.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Inclusive colleague resource networks
  • Opportunities for learning and development
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Volunteering initiatives
  • Modern and flexible work environment
  • Reward and recognition program

If this role sparks your interest or you know of a qualified individual in your network who would be a perfect fit, please apply and Martyn will be in touch soon to discuss further.

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