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Credit Control

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are partnering with a very well-known global business in Basingstoke.  Our client is looking to recruit a Credit Control Associate to join a large, established team.  As a Credit Control Associate you will be responsible for clients allocated to you.  You will build and maintain excellent customer relations, internally and externally.  Organising and maintain customer credit applications will be a key part of your role, as well as monitoring customer accounts to ensure payments are received on or before due dates, chasing all outstanding invoices.

Your role will involve you adhering to month end deadlines and maintaining invoice processing to strict timelines.  Furthermore, you will have responsibility for reconciling customer accounts to ensure payments are made on time.      

The Role

  • Chasing outstanding debt and maintaining proactive chasing
  • Performing all billing activities to strict deadlines
  • Allocation of payments upon receipt
  • Responsible for end-to-end process from the order to the receipt of payment. (i.e. Credit Applications, Payment History Reports, Sales Reports, AR Aging reports and Account Reconciliations, etc.).
  • To achieve and maintain collection performance against target, including proactive chasing, positive communication and timely delivery of the invoices for payment.
  • Work collaboratively with the trade team in areas of customer disputes ;
  • Assists with the month end closure;
  • Regular ledger reviews with the team leader on the position of the current outstanding debt;
  • Query resolution
  • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Take ownership of customer queries to resolution.
  • Communication: ability to communication with all internal and external customers in a professional environment.
  • Understand and maintain the audit and compliance requirements in relation to your remit.
  • Maintain and drive to lower all KPI’s.
  • Adhoc duties as requested.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications 
This is a phenomenal opportunity to join an organisation that is always evolving.  The business is described as a fun and friendly place to work.  No two days are the same and therefore a proactive individual who is flexible and used to a changing environment would do well in this role.  Someone who wants to develop their career and progress would be ideal as people in this team often progress to other teams and further develop their finance career.

  • Experience working with a large international business would be ideal but not essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of simple financial concepts invoice, credit, payments etc.
  • Good knowledge of excel and word skills.
  • Understanding of KPI’s how to exceed targets and drive forward as an individual and as a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to build partnerships with key stakeholder groups aswell as good attention to detail. 
  • Technical capability to learn relevant systems and programs, including key commercial systems.
  • Good time management skills ensuring all deadlines are met

 Salary & Benefits:

  • £26k + Bonus
  • Plus lots of other fantastic benefits

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