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Credit Controller

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    £11 - £13 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ami Wilson

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for a Credit Controller to join our growing client in North Leeds on an ongoing temporary basis to cover a member of staff absent on maternity leave.
The successful candidate will be working within a team of 3 others and will be comfortable with all duties of credit control.
The business can accommodate hybrid working and are looking for someone to join immediately or on a 2 weeks' notice.

Duties include:
- Post cash receipts on to finance package
- Bank reconciliations
- Monitor and chase all debts of your allocated accounts
- Investigate and resolve customer invoice queries as required
- Prepare accounts for litigation where required
- Liaise with account managers and other internal contacts regarding debt levels
- Dealing with various telephone and email enquiries
- Account reconciliations
- Attend customer meetings / conference calls to resolve debt issues
- Ensure the best value for money in operation and to achieve the efficiency and effectiveness
- Ensure accurate financial coding of documents.
- Maintain the daily cash flow using the bank statements.
- Undertake ad hoc tasks as required from time to time by the Financial Controller to assist in the general running of the Department.
- Undertake other duties of a similar nature which fall within the scope of the post which may be required from time to time.

The ideal candidate will have:
- Effective interpersonal skills and strong communication talent.
- Excellent telephone manner and customer service attitude.
- A good negotiator with a mature approach.
- Numerate with good administration talent.
- Detail-oriented with superior accuracy skills.
- Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload.
- Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Proactive, enthusiastic and a willing member of the team.
- Dedicated to building a rapport and a trusting relationship with customers and other members of the business
- Immaculate attention to detail alongside highly accurate data entry and inputting skills
- Highly numerate.
- Computer literate with good understanding of Microsoft packages.
- Ability to compile and analyse statistical information using VLOOKUP's
- Talent to identify and implement improvements to the Company.
- Ability to implement corporate strategy as required.
- Good working knowledge of a computerised Credit Control system (ideally Sage)
- Strong knowledge of accounts, double entry etc.
- 2 Years' experience within a similar credit control role.

If you're interested in this position, then please apply or contact Ami Wilson if you require further information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.