Credit Controller

Job Reference: 887023

Bury St. Edmunds

£24,000 - £34,000

Hybrid Working

Mackenzie King is recruiting for the role of Credit Controller at an industry leading, international business based in Bury St Edmunds. As a Credit Controller, the successful applicant would be working as part of a 300 strong expert team to deliver products to over 90 countries worldwide. Working alongside UK Commercial Team the Credit Controller will be responsible for the opening of new customer accounts and the management of credit risk on a day-to-day basis as well as working in partnership with the US Credit Control Team to promptly and effectively resolve queries and ensure that outstanding debts are collected in a timely manner.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Take ownership over the accuracy of the customer ledges and ensuring that the overdue debt position remains under control and actively managed
  • Working in partnership with the USA Credit Controller to undertake performance of credit checks and the setting of customer payment terms
  • Being proactive in managing customer queries that are preventing the settlement of outstanding debts and working with the commercial team to ensure timely resolution
  • Preparation of weekly credit note reporting
  • Monthly meetings with the Group Financial Controller and USA Credit Controller to review the customer ledger and provide explanations for any overdue amounts and any unusual balances there may be
  • Working with the Group Financial Controller to determine the level of debt provisioning required on a quarterly basis
  • Perform a supporting role for the UK Finance Team providing information for both the interim and annual statutory audit

Qualifications and experience

  • CICM or equivalent qualification desirable but not essential
  • It is essential to have 5+ years previous credit control experience
  • IT skills at an intermediate level with a good knowledge of both Outlook and Excel
  • Strong working knowledge of credit control and general ledger and accounting principles
  • An ability to build professional relationships that are supportive but not afraid to challenge
  • A proven record for delivering outstanding customer service with an eye for detail
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Ben Dotesio-Eyers

A fantastic opportunity for someone with a flare for credit control to work within a supportive and modern business at the leading edge of their industry. 

Ben Dotesio-Eyers

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