Credit Controller

Recruiter
Chapple & Jenkins
Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
21000.00-24000.00
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
04 Jul 2019
Ref
210155091
Credit Controller
Chapple & Jenkins is a fast-growing, regional distributor and wholesaler of confectionery, soft drinks, alcohol, dried goods and consumables to schools, leisure facilities, councils, retail and the on-trade.
Job Role
You will be chasing all outstanding debt relating to the sales ledger, ensuring the company's cash flow stays positive at all times. As our new Credit Controller, it will be your responsibility to ensure our customers are paying in line with their payment terms. You will build relationships with our customers to understand reasons why payment hasn't been received, and you'll help them to resolve any issues in a timely manner. The successful candidate must be able to work to a very high standard, and have the ability to prioritise the work load to ensure the company's overall debt is kept to a minimum.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The credit controller is solely responsible for looking after the sales ledger and chasing up the aged debt. However, their duties also include, but are not limited to:
* Setting up all new customer accounts, reference checking and making contact with the correct person(s)
* Paying off Cash, Cheque, DD, Bacs & Credit Card payments correctly
* Taking and processing Credit Card payments
* Raising credit notes when requested
* Sending out monthly statements
* Maintaining the sales ledger
* Working to the current company systems but where needed introduce new/better systems of working to ensure debtor days are reduced
* Answering queries via telephone and email
Candidate Requirements:
* Managing debtors list of (Apply online only) customers to a high standard
* Previous experience working with varied credit terms
* A problem solver that is confident and persistent
* Strong communicator with a sense of urgency to get the job done
* Ability to remain calm under pressure during busy periods
* A target hitter that can work towards weekly and monthly KPI's
* Have the ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time while keeping the level of work to the highest standard

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