Credit Controller

Sherwin-Williams
Job Overview
Summary:
  • To provide financial, clerical and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payment of accounts under his or her control
Responsibilities:
  • Chasing debts by phone/email/fax hence speaking up on behalf of the company in a manner which creates to optimum cash inflow while at the same time ensuring continuity of the 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
  • 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 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:
  • GCSE Maths, English, A level or equivalent
  • Applying comprehensive credit principles and practices
  • Precious 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
  • QualificationsGCSE Maths, English, A level or equivalent
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