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Credit Controller

  • Job reference: 928294
  • Location: Newtownabbey, County Antrim
  • Salary: GBP21000 - GBP23000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Credit Controller
  • Date posted: 30/10/2019

Brilliant opportunity to work with a Multi-National company on a permanent basis based in Newtownabbey near Belfast!

My client is looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join a busy team. Based in a modern business park with benefits such as on site parking you will report into the Customer & Client Services Manager and work 39 hours per week.

Main duties of the role:

  • Maintain the Accounts Receivable (Sales Ledger) Function, ensuring all money is collected in a timely fashion
  • Ensure payments are received in line with company policys
  • To ensure a high level of customer service and brand image is excellent at all times

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of cash via BACS, Cheque and Direct Debit
  • Deal with any account queries and liaise with the relevant intern departments to resolve
  • Allocate cash and ensure that bank payments are reconciled
  • Enter cheques and electronic funds transfer payments into Cash Book and prepare lodgements for banking
  • Update daily cash reconciliation and reconcile
  • Manage Key Accounts advise management on any outstanding/potential issues
  • Uploading of price-matching file and invoice/credit files
  • Advise Finance and Business Development Manager on persistent bad debtors and when accounts should be placed on hold
  • Update and review Bad Debt Provision on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Liaise with Finance to ensure completeness of cash and journal postings and take corrective action where necessary - Debtor Reconciliation
  • Answer incoming calls & follow through query to the customer's satisfaction or divert to appropriate personnel where relevant(Finance and Customer Service)
  • Develop, implement and manage the returns process of goods in both warehouses

  • Manage and ensure credits are issued and authorised for pricing, damages, shortages and recalls

  • Provide support and assist with month end finance postings including Client rebate reporting and invoicing

Additional Information:

  • Preferably educated to 'A' level standard including English and Maths grades A-C at GCSE Level
  • Experience of dealing with management of a large number of customer accounts(250+)
  • 2 - 3 years' experience of Credit Control procedures and experience within a similar environment
  • Formal credit control/finance related qualification preferable
  • High degree of computer literacy, with Word, Excel, Outlook and Oracle beneficial

For more details please contact Lyle.mclaughlin@orioneng.com // 0141 212 1021


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