Entry Level Credit Controller - Leeds City Centre

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £17000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sewell Wallis are proud to be partnering with one of the world's largest and most forward thinking professional service based businesses in their search for an Assistant Credit Controller. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with limited experience to join a large finance team with an exceptional progression structure.

We are looking for someone who has impeccable customer service and administration skills. Previous experience in an accounts or finance role would be beneficial, if not experience of having worked in an office/customer service focused environment will be considered if the person has the right attitude and is keen to learn and secure a career in finance/credit control.

Located in Leeds City Centre this prestigious business offers first class training along with an outstanding benefits package and the chance to work with and learn from an impressive Credit Manager. This really is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing firms within the Leeds area where you are valued as an individual and not seen as just a number in the finance team.

Role: Assistant Credit Controller
Location: Leeds City Centre
Salary: up to £20,000 - depending on experience

As the Assistant Credit Controller your key responsibilities will include:

-Chasing outstanding monies both over the telephone and via email and ensuring that high levels of customer service are maintained throughout
-Covering a portfolio of small, high value accounts
-Dealing with any queries or issues in a prompt and professional manner
-Understanding the end to end process for each individual client and tailoring the collection approach as required
-Identifying risks and escalating accordingly
-Allocating payments and updating the ledger for month end
-Monitoring and analysing debt balances and identify any problematic accounts
-Building relationships with the wider finance team and in particular the accounts payable team
-Working towards both individual and team targets and deadlines
-Providing general administrative and team support when necessary

Skills and qualities we are looking for as the Assistant Credit Controller:

-Someone who is passionate about building good internal and external relationships
-Excellent attention to detail with a positive attitude to solving problems
-Good verbal and written communication skills
-A good team player with strong interpersonal skills
-Good IT skills with an excellent knowledge of Excel and Outlook
-Someone who is organised and target driven

For more information on the Assistant Credit Controller role please contact Gemma Watmough on 07900 738647.