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Senior Credit Controller

Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are working with an internationally operating business based in Portsmouth in their recruitment for a Senior Credit Controller on a permanent basis. 

Responsibilities of the Senior Credit Controller:

  • Management of agreed aged debt accounts and collections of overdue debt and bad debt provisions
  • Monitor and track customer billing queries and fully investigate remedial actions.
  • Propose process enhancements and ensure process changes required are documented.
  • Agree cash collection targets with focus on delivery against the targets set and contribute to short term cash flow forecasting
  • Participate in monthly reviews of customer aged debt and bad debt provisions.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for billing and cash collection.
  • Query investigation and resolution with Project Managers and Business Finance teams.
  • Review and record customer credit status and limits to mitigate risks on debt recovery and audit recommendations
  • Increase cadence on bad debt reviews including recommendations on write-offs and bad debt provisions.
  • Monitor trends in invoice processing and ageing to prioritise and escalate any operational issues in the end-to-end process 

Key skills and experience of the successful Senior Credit Controller:

  • Experienced Credit Controller/CICM manager
  • Exposure to Shared Services environment
  • Experience using SAP during periods of transformation or ERP implementation.
  • Significant exposure to the billing and collections process and can demonstrate an ability to deliver against cash targets and motivated to resolving queries at source.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, with the ability to relate to, influence and coach employees at all levels of the organisation.
  • A self-starter who is performance driven with the desire to make a significant contribution/impact.
  • Comfortable with working cross-functionally in areas outside their own specific area(s) of expertise.
  • A track record in delivering to deadlines to a measurably high degree of quality.
  • Must be highly organised and able to work in a structured environment with the ability to coordinate a large number of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.

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