Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£19000 - £20500 per annum
about 1 month ago
This role will support the wider finance team but will primarily focus upon the credit control and collection of recently aged debt. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full credit process from creating clients on the system through to chasing outstanding money over the phone on a daily basis.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with limited accountancy and finance experience to secure a role where there is real opportunity to develop and progress over time. Candidates with a strong, stable customer service background will also be considered alongside candidates with existing credit control experience. Candidates must have experience of a phone based role and should have excellent communication skills. The role will suit someone who is able to work towards targets and deadlines and will be happy working autonomously. Full training and support will be provided.
The main duties of the role will include:-
-Chasing outstanding monies over the telephone and via email as and when required.
-Looking after a high volume, ever changing ledger.
-Dealing with queries and resolving them in a professional, prompt manner.
- Negotiating payment plans and emphasising with clients.
-Allocating cash to the sales ledger.
-Raising credit notes.
-Performing bank reconciliations.
-Processing direct debits mandates.
-Carrying out credit checking and supporting the credit control function as and when required.
-Monitoring all sales orders.
-Chasing overdue accounts.
-Issuing monthly statements.
-Maintaining the petty cash.
-Supporting the finance team in other areas as and when required.
The ideal candidate will:-
-Have some basic credit control experience or will have worked within an office environment before within customer services
-Be self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment and enjoy working towards deadlines.
-Have excellent organisational and communication skills.
-Want to start a career in credit control and will be happy to learn and develop new skills or be happy to continue within a sales ledger/credit control role.
In return you will:-
-Receive the rare opportunity to join a company that will invest in you and train you in a new industry if you don't have any experience.
-Gain access to a great benefits package which includes a subsidised canteen, travel and leisure discounts and the opportunity to initially work from home due to Covid-19.
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.