Credit Controller

Credit Controller

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

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  • Salary:

    £13 - £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Luke Blair

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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Cedar is currently recruiting for a temporary Credit Controller for a renowned FMCG company based in West London.

The company holds a stellar reputation within its industry, and is looking for a candidate who is immediately available, or on a short notice period, for a role that could run for up to 3 months for the right candidate.

Some of the duties for the role are:

  • Releasing goods for delivery or collection within a given deadline
  • Taking card and cash payments, checking the FST bank account daily for payments
  • Reconciling a manual 'cash with order' ledger spreadsheets against computer system on a daily and weekly basis
  • Posting daily card payments on computer system
  • Daily processing of Direct Debits
  • Checking the BACS system on a daily basis for returned direct debits or account changes
  • Pro-actively dealing with customers on a systematic basis about weekly payment of orders, rent and payback of old debt
  • Chase non-cash with order customers for payment of outstanding invoices and returned direct debits on all above mentioned debt ledgers
  • Ensure that contra payments are arranged with Purchase Ledger in a timely manner
  • Write and send letters to customer detailing agreed payment plans

Key Skill:

  • Exceptional organisation skills and ability to balance priorities
  • Excellent reconciliation skills with a certain determination to follow through any anomalies
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to show great attention to detail
  • Ability to build a rapport and work as a team with other support functions
  • Able to work on own initiative, roll sleeves up and get stuck in
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous credit control experience
  • Solid grasp of Microsoft Office packages
  • Legal debt collection experience would be a distinct advantage

This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic, professional company with a huge presence, and utilise their existing credit control skills.