Billings and Credit Control Manager

Saint Helier
£55000 - £65000 per annum
18 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
JN -112020-1555875
Will Fairhurst
Job role
Credit control
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Support the Group Head of Finance driving and promoting the efficient use of the firms working capital, reducing the companies 'lock up', through the leadership and development of the Billing and Credit Control team and effective engagement with business stakeholders.

Client Details

An established provider of professional and financial services with office locations around the world. The company has a great culture having worked with and placed with them before; the feedback is always brilliant from anyone we've had in process!


Team Management

  • Manage the Billing and Credit Control team ensuring the timely and accurate processing of transactions and the implementation and maintenance of controls
  • Develop team members in alignment with agreed objectives
  • Manage and take responsibility for the team's operations in line with the groups' close timetable

Billing Operations

  • Ensure that billing operations are undertaken in a robust and efficient manner
  • Identify and implement improvements to billing operations
  • Work with business stakeholders to improve the speed of invoice delivery to clients
  • Work with business stakeholders to reduce billing errors and reduce credit notes
  • Monitor and maintain working capital control accounts, including disbursements

Working Capital Management and Control

  • Develop, oversee and monitor a WIP review control framework, identifying and reporting material write offs
  • Support and lead WIP recovery improvement initiatives
  • Ensure business compliance with Time recording requirements and support the business in accurate time recording

Credit Control

  • Develop and implement a robust credit control framework in order to materially reduce debtor days across the group
  • Oversee and monitor debtor collections across all business units
  • Establish and monitor cash collection targets
  • Ensure bad debt monitoring and provisioning is maintained

Business Engagement and Finance leadership

  • Develop and implement training to support working capital efficiency
  • Support reporting and analysis to provide insightful input into working capital trends to business and finance leaders
  • Support the Group Audit

Project & Systems

  • Support group projects including the implementation NAV one to more jurisdictions
  • Support improvement programmes within the billing and credit control team, including the implementation of technical solutions to promote efficiency and best practise
  • Maintain ownership for billing and working capital components of the finance ledger system (NAV one)


  • Looking for an experienced Billings & Credit Control Manager who has worked within the financial services or professional services industry.
  • Experience using Navision would be an advantage (not a necessity)
  • People management - this role has 1x direct report: Credit Controller.
  • Experience and proven ability to improve the processes within the billings and credit control function.
  • GCSE's in English Language and Mathematics
  • Experience or exposure to a financial management environment or similar
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office software
  • Understanding of controls in a financial reporting context

  • Strong numeric and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Highly accurate with good attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to prioritise effectively to meet deadlines and deliverables
  • Clear telephone manner
  • Team player
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Enthusiasm to deliver
  • Appropriate office conduct and attitude to work
  • Strong commitment to client service excellence
  • Personally driven to deliver
  • Proactive and disciplined approach to work
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Takes responsibility for self-development

Job Offer

Looking to pay up to £65,000 with benefits.

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