Credit Controller

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
Finance
Location
UK - Birkenhead
Job Advert Description

KEY TASKS & PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABLITIES:

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

OTHER DUTIES

  • Ensure a safe working environment abiding by all necessary health and safety requirements and legislation
  • 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
  • Ensure that the company’s IT procedures, standards and specifications are recorded and maintained
  • Comply with Survitec’s policies and procedures at all times
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement
  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE SKILLS:

 

  • Commitment to providing a high quality of service to internal and external customers

  • Strong IT skills (including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel)

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • 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, with minimal supervision, to meet demanding deadlines

  • Full UK driving license

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years' experience in a similar role

  • Detailed working knowledge of IFS or equivalent

  • Proven experience of working with multi-currency sales ledgers

  • Proven record of delivering effective credit control, with minimal supervision, whilst adhering to strict deadlines

Closing Date
20/09/2019

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