Credit Control Admin Assistant

ALS Environmental
Dudley, UK
£18500 - £22000/annum
16 Sep 2020
16 Oct 2020
Job role
Credit control
ALS Environmental is one of the UK's leading providers of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of customers enabling them to meet their environmental regulatory requirements. We offer an extensive range of UKAS, MCERTS and DWTS accredited analytical services for Water, Land and Waste monitoring.
We have developed a range of analytical services that meet our customers' specific needs, including standard industry, regulatory and bespoke analytical suites. We are able to respond to customers' analytical and sampling requirements via our network of laboratories and service centres across the UK and Ireland. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Credit Control Admin Assistant - Coventry

An opportunity has arisen for a Credit Control Admin Assistant in the Finance team at ALS Environmental in Coventry, West Midlands.
As a Credit Control Admin Assistant you will ensure the smooth running of the Accounts Receivable section - responsible for assisting with credit control duties to include customer credit checks, cash upload, cash allocation, customer chasing and problem resolution.

About the Position

Hours Per Week: 37
Days Per Week: Monday to Friday
Basis: Permanent and Full Time
Annual Salary: £18,500 - £22,000 dependent upon experience
Closing Date: 23rd September 2020

Key accountabilities about the Position:

Credit Control/Admin
• To assist in collecting outstanding debts timely and efficiently to support business cash flow.
• Liaise with site/managers relating to queries/credit card payments/account applications.
• To assist in chasing debts by means of letters, emails & telephone calls.
• Register client queries and maintain up to date query register.
• Credit check new customers and open new credit accounts
• Process Credit/Debit payments.
• Process adhoc manual invoices and credit notes.
• Monitor Credit Control email inboxes.
• Produce monthly statements.
• Follow up on missing remittances for cash unallocated.
• Input cash receipts received onto ERP system.

• Assist with annual audits
• Demonstrate the One ALS culture whilst promoting the ALS Experience.
• Assist and support the implementation of new financial systems and processes.
• To carry out various ad hoc tasks as required.
• Ensure that all work undertaken within team complies with all relevant HSE, HR, Quality, Regulatory and Accreditation standards and requirements, including maintaining compliance to internal ALS policies and procedures.

About you

To be successful in this role you will require the following Competencies:

• A methodical approach and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
• Quality focus when delivering financial information.
• Demonstrate positive behaviours in line with company values, engaging with colleagues and promoting an ethos of integration & high performance.
• Work well as a team, or independently.
• Flexible and professional approach to work.
• Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload with a high level of accuracy.

Skills and Experience

• The job holder must have experience of working in a Credit Control/Admin environment.
• Adept at MS Office, especially Excel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Customer interaction experience.
• Recent experience of the SAGE 200 and Oracle financial systems and working with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) would be beneficial although not essential.
• Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
• Effective internal and external communication skills both written & verbal.

Employee Benefits Include:
• Annual Leave commencing at 25 days (rising to 27) plus 8 public holidays (pro rata for part time)
• Ability to Buy/Sell annual leave
• Enhanced Company Sick Pay Scheme
• Celebrating Success Recognition Awards
• Learning/study support and Professional Fees paid
• Group Personal Pension Plan
• Car Parking on-site