Credit Controller

Sherwin-Williams
  • Witney, UK
  • Post Date: 30th July 2019
  • Apply Before: 31st December 2019
Job Overview
We are currently looking for a Credit Controller to join our Financial Shared Services 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
  • Monitoring and control of debt/aged debt overview: ensuring agreed terms are adhered to
  • 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 occurences
  • Month end close and reporting liaising with finance
  • Maintenance of the sales leader/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 one of the following languages: Spanish, Italian, French or Russian
  • 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
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