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Account Assistant and Credit Controller

  • £27500 + Benefits: Excellent company and benefits
  • Exeter, South West,
  • Permanent
My client is urgently seeking an experienced Credit Control superstar for their Exeter based offices.
Working in a team, you will be working on 70 - 100 ledgers and the successful candidate will be one who works with clients personally and gets to know them well.

Job description:
  • Ownership of a 70 to 100 ledgers.
  • Ensuring the deadlines on the credit control calendar are met in relation to the accounts allocated to the role.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the members payments are received on time and ensuring good communication is in place pre and post payment deadlines.
  • Involvement in the businesses’ stop process.
  • Working as an account manager and really getting to know your clients.
  • Monitoring and enforcing members credit limits.
  • Ensuring any member issues or adverse events are raised and escalated internally.
  • Pro active in resolving member/supplier queries working to reduce overdue debt and meet KPI’s.
  • Ensuring that credit control processes are fully documented, reviewed and kept up to date.
  • Ad-hoc administration duties as requested.
Person specification:
  • Strong IT literacy, with a high level of competency in Microsoft Excel in particular
  • Confidence and ability to build strong working relationships with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Proven team player.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to support, advise and influence members of staff from different parts of the business whilst providing strong financial control where necessary.
  • Hands-on approach and proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Strong numeracy and mathematical ability
  • Confident telephone manner and negotiation skills
  • A willing and adaptable aptitude to provide support to the finance team when necessary, during busy periods or times of absence

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