Credit Controller

Sherwin-Williams
  • Witney, UK
  • Post Date: 10th September 2019
  • Apply Before: 31st December 2019
Job Overview
Summary:
  • We are currently looking for a Credit Controller to join our financial shared service centre in Witney
  • The ultimate goal of the credit team is the maximisation of profitable sales over the shortest acceptable period and with the minimum of bad debt losses
  • The basic objective is to protect the company's investment in receivables to provide the best possible return for the company from the borrowed invested in AR
Responsibilities:
  • Chasing debts by phone/email/fax hence speaking up on behalf of the company in a manner which creates the optimum cash inflow while at the same time ensuring continuity of business
  • Use of Sungard software GetPaid
  • Cash allocation: ensuring the cash is allocated daily and accurately to maintain up to date ledger requiring attention to details
  • Order release: ensuring conditions are met to confirm the release diligently requiring good judgement
  • Raising of credit/debit notes timely to keep customers' goodwill in paying promptly
  • Query management: to be addressed with customer service/sales and solved promptly to keep customer's satisfaction and identify any root causes preventing from occurrences
  • Month end close and reporting liaising with Finance
  • Maintenance of the Sales ledger/intercompanies with customers/treasury/GL leader to ensure customer master file is up-to-date and accurate with adjustments (discount/bank charges/commissions/refunds/bad debt write offs) and payments/credit+debit notes requiring accounting skills
  • Assessment of credit risk/Credit Risk Review: trying to find ways of accepting and controlling all business, including high risk opportunities
  • Establishment of credit terms and limits/account review/customer master setups for new customers or increased business on existing accounts
Requirements:
  • Fluency in Polish
  • Excellent numeracy skills (A level)
  • Previous experience or education in Accounting strongly preferred
  • Credit control and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Skilled in MS office applications
  • Team worker
  • Persistent and able to communicate in professional manner
  • Positive energy and attention to detail
Job Detail
  • SalaryTBC
  • ExperiencePrevious experience or education in accounting strongly preferred, credit control/customer service preferred
  • QualificationsExcellent numeracy skills (A level)
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