Leeds, West Yorkshire
£18000 - £20000 per annum
3 months ago
Are you looking to start/develop your career in finance?
Are you looking for an exciting role with real progression opportunities?
If so, this could be the ideal role for you!
We are currently working with an established service based business located within Leeds city centre area who are looking for an Entry Level Credit Controller on a permanent basis. This is an exciting newly created role due to an internal promotion and will report directly into the Credit Manager.
This role will enable exposure to the wider finance team but will primarily focus upon the credit control side and will primarily focus on relationship building. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating clients on the system through to chasing outstanding money over the phone when required.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has limited existing experience within any area of finance who is looking to develop their career in finance and join a business where there is real opportunity to develop. Candidates with a strong administrative background will also be considered. This company offer full training and support and offer real progression opportunities.
The main duties of the role will include:-
-Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting outstanding debt from a high volume of customers
-Looking after a high volume, complex ledger
-Dealing with complex, escalated queries and resolving them in a professional, prompt manner
-Working with and building relationships with all areas of the business
-Raising credit notes
-Processing direct debits mandates.
-Carrying out credit checking and supporting the credit control function as and when required.
-Issuing statements when required.
The ideal candidate will:-
-Have some basic accountancy experience or will have worked within an office environment before and will be interested in an accounts/credit control role.
-Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Ideally have an understanding of Microsoft Excel (including basic formatting skills, Vlookups and pivot tables).
-Want to start a career in accountancy or finance and will be eager to learn and develop new skills or be happy to continue within a sales ledger/credit control role.
-Be able to work towards targets and deadlines.
-Be able to work independently or as part of a team.
In return you will:-
-Receive the unique 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 23 days holiday.
-Work in the heart of Leeds in a modern and trendy office space however given the current situation the role will initially be home based.
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.