Credit Controller

Credit Controller Job Description

The Credit Controller is responsible for chasing outstanding invoices to the company and plays a vital role in the cash-flow of the organisation ensuring credit given to customers is monitored and controlled effectively.

Duties include:
•Chasing debt by telephone and email and reducing debtor days.
•Allocating payments in accordance with customer remittances.
•Processing and generating reminder letters and monthly statements.
•Liaising with the sales and accounts receivable teams to resolve outstanding queries.
•Ensuring that all major accounts work to agreed order to cash cycle.
•Daily and month end reporting and account reconciliations.
•Investigating and resolving queries relating to non payment of invoices.
•Working to strict monthly and annually collections targets.

Requirements of the role
•Someone studying an ICM qualification would be an advantage but by no means essential.
•You will have some previous experience of working in a finance department with exposure to credit control.
•This position would suit an individual who is driven by results and is target driven.
•You will have good Excel skills, a polite but tenacious telephone manner and good systems knowledge.

The next role on the career ladder for a credit controller would be credit manager.

Should you be require assistance recruiting for a Credit Controller then please do not hesitate to contact our specialist accountancy recruitment team on 0207 125 0460 alternatively you can email us at we’ll get straight back to you.