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Credit Controller - Leeds City Centre - Hybrid Working

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

  • Contact email:

    gemma.watmough@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GEM/2081_1637335475

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough



Sewell Wallis are currently working on behalf of a leading services based business in their search to recruit a Credit Controller. This is a permanent position and is an exciting time to join a large, stable and secure business based within the Leeds City Centre area.

This is a newly created role that has emerged due to continuous business growth and expansion and is a great time for an experienced Credit Controller to get exposure and the experience of being responsible for the full credit process from start to finish. This company pride themselves on the comfortable working environment and generous benefits and incentive package that they provide for their employees and are therefore renowned for their high levels of staff retention.

The role will report directly into an extremely personable and approachable Revenue Manager and will be a varied and busy role.
The company are offering flexibility in terms of hybrid working and are looking to offer the potential to work three or four days from home after completion of a training period.

The key responsibilities of the role will include:-

-Chasing outstanding monies over the telephone and via email as and when required whilst providing a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
-Responsible for dealing with all queries and liaising with the Revenue Manager around any problematic accounts
-Building up strong relationships with clients and negotiating and putting payment plans into practice
-Ensuring that daily and weekly targets around cash collection and debtor days are being met and exceeded
-Monitoring all sales orders
-Maintaining strong financial controls in the processing of all transactions
-Implementing new processes and procedures as and when required and within the team
-Assisting the finance team with the raising of payments and passing relevant work across.

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have previous experience of debt management within a busy credit function
-Have strong analytical and Excel skills and will be able to interpret and manipulate data
-Be comfortable working in a fast paced, high volume environment
-Be able to demonstrate successfully managing multiple tasks and priorities
-Have strong time management skills and will have excellent interpersonal skills
-Be able to implement strategic initiatives across credit and collections
-Have a flexible approach to working hours and will be happy working additional hours when needed

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough

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.