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Credit Controller

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Credit Controller, Barnsley

Sewell Wallis is looking to recruit a Credit Controller for a leading construction company based in Barnsley. This long-standing company is keen to secure an experienced and enthusiastic Credit Controller to join the team.

The role is offering full time hours, with the opportunity for hybrid working after completion of probation period (6 months). You'll need to be confident and demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as have good attention to detail.

As part of the role you'll be working within a small team and you'll be responsible for:

  • Accounts receivable - ensure timely and accurate invoicing, allocation of payments and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Collections - Ensuring timely payment of invoices and creating payment plans if needed. Escalating unresolved issues.
  • Currency Risk Management - Monitor and manage risks associated with foreign rates and currency swaps.
  • Stakeholder Communication - Maintaining strong relationships and providing them with reports on credit risk, collections, and accounts receivable.
  • Compliance and Reporting - Making sure you're up to date with industry standing and regulations in various countries. Ability to produce reports on activities, findings, and improvements within credit control.
  • Continuous Improvement - implementing improvements for credit control processes to increase efficiency and reduce bad debt.

The successful Credit Controller will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • A-Level in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration (or relevant field)
  • Experience in credit control, particularly relating to multi-currency.
  • Understanding of accounting principles, foreign exchange risk management, credit related legal provisions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - particularly Excel.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and other financial software.

You'll be required to work as a team and independently, you will be managing a busy and fast paced desk so you'll need to be happy to prioritise in a multidisciplinary and varied environment. You will need to be analytical and have strong problem solving skills.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Free parking on site.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Hybrid working on completion of probation period.
  • Varied workload.
  • Autonomy, as well team working within the role.

For some more information or to apply, get in touch today - click apply, or call Sewell Wallis.

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.

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