CREDIT CONTROLLER / ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
Operations
Location
USA - Fort Lauderdale, USA - Houston
Job Advert Description

DUTIES


• Uphold the professional and progressive image of the company at all times
• Maintain confidentiality with respect to all information pertaining to Survitec’s operations
• Manage relationships with existing clients, contractors, other professionals, suppliers and site staff
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement


SALES LEDGER


• Ensure that all sales invoices/credit notes are processed accurately, on time and in accordance with accepted revenue recognition principles
• Ensure that all sales invoices/credit notes and associated documentation are presented to the customer on the date of generation
• Ensure that Survitec complies with customer requirements in relation to invoice presentation and submission
• Ensure that credit notes are authorised in accordance with Survitec policy and limits of authority in advance of being processed
• Ensure that credit notes are allocated correctly at the point of generation
• Process customer payments on receipt and ensure that they are allocated correctly and in full
• Ensure that all supporting documentation (signed delivery notes, customer remittance advices, etc…) is uploaded to IFS and attached to the relevant transactions using the appropriate Survitec file naming conventions
• Ensure that IFS functionality is optimised for the effective and efficient management of the sales ledger
• Work with other members of the Survitec Team to ensure that the sales ledger accurately reflects the outstanding and collectible balances on customer accounts at any point in time
• Ensure that appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are implemented and achieved to secure performance and deliver continuous improvement


CREDIT CONTROL


• Proactively manage customer payments, in accordance with Survitec policy, to ensure that they are being received on time
• Ensure that the company’s overdue debts are minimised and within permitted limits
• Maintain regular contact with all customers through site visits, Skype meetings, etc… - focusing on accounts where there are issues with debt collection
• Provide details of cash receivable for input to the cashflow forecast
• Where disputes and points for clarification arise, engage positively to achieve successful settlements for all parties and ongoing adherence to the contractual terms of trading
• Ensure that IFS functionality is optimised for effective and efficient credit control
• Ensure that appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are implemented and achieved to secure performance and deliver continuous improvement


QUALITY MANAGEMENT


• Ensure that the company’s quality management and other accreditations, insofar as they relate to Accounts Receivable, are managed and maintained
• Ensure that the company’s quality procedures, standards and specifications are recorded and maintained
• Ensure that the company’s Credit Control processes meet required standards in terms of regulatory requirements, quality and health and safety
• Monitor performance and ensure that corrective actions are taken where necessary
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement


IT


• Ensure that the company’s IT procedures, standards and specifications are recorded and maintained
GENERAL
• Develop and implement robust processes and controls to increase efficiency and improve performance
• Comply with Survitec’s policies and procedures at all times
• Ensure that decisions made by the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team are actioned within agreed timescales
• Participate in training and development opportunities provided by the company
• Ensure a flexible approach to working hours to fulfil the requirements of the post and meet project deadlines
• Be prepared to travel to and between sites as necessary to fulfil the requirements of the post and meet project deadlines


NOTE
This job description is not prescriptive and the post holder may be expected to undertake other duties as appropriate. The post may evolve and the emphasis and nature of the post may change as a result of this.


PERSON SPECIFICATION
Essential Criteria
• 2+ years experience in a similar role
• Detailed working knowledge of IFS or equivalent
• Proven experience of managing multi-currency sales ledgers
• Commitment to providing a high quality of service to internal and external customers
• Proven record of delivering effective credit control, with minimal supervision, whilst adhering to strict deadlines
• Strong IT skills (including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel)
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills – with a focus on the big picture and long-term relationships
• Unquestionable professional ethics and integrity
• Ability to proactively resolve day-to-day operational issues and to effect process improvements
• Strong organisational skills in terms of work planning and time management
• Ability to work as a member of a team to meet demanding deadlines

Desirable
• Practical experience in a similar role or industry

Closing Date
30/06/2019

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