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Credit Controller - Outskirts of Leeds City Centre

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and yearly bonus

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

  • Contact email:

    gemma.watmough@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GEM/1684_1629120197

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Credit Controller to join a well known manufacturing company based on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that is experiencing a strong period of growth and hasn't suffered as part of the pandemic. The role itself will report directly into the Finance Director and will gain start to finish credit control experience. This is a great opportunity to join a business where you can really grow with the business and develop and progress, long term wise.

The main duties of the role will be -

- Reviewing and analysing aged debt and making high volumes of calls to recover monies.
- Agreeing debt collection targets and negotiating payment plans.
- Payment handling.
- Ensuring that credit notes are processed correctly, monitoring reasons for credit notes being raised.
- Identifying problem debts that require escalation and liaising with the Credit Control Manager as appropriate.
- Allocating cash.
- Reconciling accounts.
- Maintaining relationships with both colleagues and clients.
- Actively engaging, on a monthly basis, with managers and partners on debt status and preparing monthly summary reports.
- Other ad-hoc tasks as required including invoice coding and running system reports.

You will:

- Have experience of working within a credit control team and will have proven experience of reducing aged debt.
- Ideally have experience of working within professional services or the insurance sector.
- Enjoy resolving complex queries.
- Have experience of working within a fast paced environment.
- Be confident with the full credit control process.
- Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.
- Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.
- Strong IT skills.

For further details 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.