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Senior Credit Controller

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Senior Credit Controller Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: West Bromwich Keywords: Credit Control, Finance, Sales Ledger, Invoicing, Customer Service

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Senior Credit Controller to join a dynamic and thriving business based in West Bromwich. This role offers the chance to work within a supportive and collaborative environment, where your expertise will be valued and nurtured. You'll be instrumental in maintaining the sales ledger, improving processes, and providing exceptional customer service. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take their career to the next level within a company that values commitment, empathy, and cooperation.

  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment
  • Chance to utilise and develop your skills in credit control and finance
  • Role offering significant responsibility and opportunities for professional growth

What you'll do:

As a Senior Credit Controller, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the financial health of our organisation. Your primary responsibilities will include overseeing monthly customer invoicing processes, responding to invoice queries, and taking a proactive approach towards credit control. You will also be responsible for monitoring unallocated cash items, attending weekly debt review meetings, and maintaining strong relationships within the wider finance team. Your ability to communicate effectively with various business areas will ensure smooth operations and mutual understanding of processes. Your meticulous attention to detail will be crucial in maintaining databases and ensuring adherence to Sales Ledger processes.

  • Support monthly customer invoicing processes ensuring accurate invoices are issued at the end of each month
  • Respond to customer invoice queries promptly, resolving delays to payments and raising ad-hoc credit notes when approved
  • Take a proactive approach to credit control, achieving cash conversion targets and minimising bad debt or debt in query
  • Monitor & allocate any unallocated cash items, providing weekly reports to the Finance Manager
  • Ensure weekly and monthly ad-hoc customer invoices are raised in line with required timescales
  • Attend weekly debt review meetings with the Finance Manager discussing overdue accounts and required actions
  • Build relationships within the wider finance team and provide support where needed
  • Communicate regularly with other business areas ensuring mutual understanding of processes, objectives, and outcomes
  • Maintain databases ensuring Sales Ledger processes are always adhered to

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Credit Controller position brings a wealth of experience from a finance function with specific responsibility for sales ledgers processing. You possess exceptional telephone and interpersonal communication skills which enable you to build strong relationships and handle customer queries effectively. Your excellent written and oral communication skills will be essential in liaising with various business areas. You are a proficient multitasker with good time management skills, able to prioritise tasks effectively. Your outstanding attention to detail and proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel, will be crucial in maintaining databases and ensuring adherence to Sales Ledger processes.

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a Finance function with responsibility for sales ledgers processing
  • Exceptional telephone and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively with good time management skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, specifically Excel

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in their industry, known for their commitment to excellence and a culture that fosters collaboration and inclusivity. They believe in nurturing talent from within, providing ample opportunities for professional growth and development. Their supportive work environment encourages employees to bring fresh ideas to the table, fostering innovation and continuous improvement. They understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements to ensure their employees can perform at their best while also enjoying life outside of work.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to the next level? Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link. All applicants must submit CVs online.

This role is managed by Walters People entity which is a temporary recruitment agency.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Accounts Receivable / Credit Control

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: West Bromwich

Job Reference: H2S3Z8-C57C71E9

Date posted: 09 July 2024

Consultant: Josh Bacciochi

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