Credit Controller

Credit Controller

Credit Controller

As a Credit Controller, you will play a vital role in the financial health of our clients company by managing and controlling outstanding customer debts and ensuring that payments are made in a timely manner. Your responsibilities will include tracking and reconciling accounts, contacting customers regarding overdue payments, and maintaining accurate financial records. You will work closely with the finance team to ensure the smooth flow of funds and minimize bad debt exposure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and control the company’s outstanding debts to minimize financial risk and improve cash flow.
  • Accurately process and reconcile customer invoices and credit notes.
  • Contact customers to ensure timely payment, negotiate payment terms, and resolve billing issues.
  • Assess credit risk for new and existing customers, making recommendations for credit limits.
  • Regularly reconcile customer accounts, identify discrepancies, and resolve any issues promptly.

Implement effective debt collection strategies and maintain accurate records of all collections activities.

  • Prepare and present regular reports on the status of accounts receivable, aged debt analysis, and collections progress.
  • Ensure compliance with company credit policies and industry regulations.
  • Documentation Management: Maintain organized and complete records of all credit-related activities.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with customers while ensuring payment obligations are met.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven experience in credit control or a related financial role.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, credit management, and risk assessment.
  • Effective communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends, and make informed decisions.
  • High level of accuracy and precision in financial record-keeping.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Collaborative mindset to work closely with the finance team and other departments.
  • Familiarity with accounting and spreadsheet software.
  • High ethical standards and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.