Sole Credit Controller

  • London - City , United Kingdom
  • Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
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    Finance & Accounting

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    15 May 2017

Job summary:

This job is a sole credit control role in a fast-paced, dynamic finance team. The hiring manager is looking for a credit controller with previous experience in a sole credit control position. Exposure to the nature of recruitment credit control is also required, with exposure to recruitment-related vendor portals desirable. You would be expected to take initiative and resolve queries confidently in a fast paced environment.This is for a credit controller who is excited by a challenge and wants to take responsibility.

Key job responsibilities:
*Liaising with clients on a daily basis by phone and email in order to obtain payment for invoices
*Allocating payments received into our factoring bank account on a daily basis. Payments are allocated onto our accounting system Sage
*Checking rates are correct with self bill customers ensuring invoices are paid correctly
*Logging onto our client's online timesheet/invoice portals to obtain remittances for payments, as well as generating invoices for certain clients on a daily to weekly basis
*Completing credit checks via Credit Safe site on any new clients to verify they are in a position to maintain payments
*Investigating all queries relating to invoices, be it rates, hours worked etc
*Depositing client cheques on a weekly basis
*Possibility of engaging and liaising with our solicitors if unable to obtain payment from clients in regards to aged debt.

Key qualities:
*Impeccable attention to detail as making mistakes on the cash allocations, invoicing and Amro uploads are extremely time consuming to fix and usually involve a financial hit.
*Experience of various Vendor portals including Comensura, Matrix, Adecco and De Poel.
*Have a basic understanding of the finance process, knowing why aged debt is problematic to a business.
*Be confident in using their own initiative.
*Time management and multi-tasking, knowing which customers require constant attention and foreseeing potential problems early.
*Excellent communication skills - A nice phone manner and articulate in writing emails, also knowing when a friendly chatty approach or a stern threatening approach is required.
*Minimum 2 years' experience in a variety of industries, of a similar nature to recruitment.
*Hard Working, Target driven, Punctual, Sociable.

About Longbridge
Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.

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About Longbridge Finance and Accounting

Longbridge Finance & Accountancy specialising in the introduction of finance and accountancy professionals on a permanent, interim and contract basis. Over the last 25 years we have developed an extensive network of contacts at all levels of the finance function, within some of the leading and up and coming names in the financial services and commercial sectors.

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