Credit Controller

Job Description

Superior Recruitment Group Ltd are looking for an experienced Credit Controller on behalf of our client based in Aberdeen.

This is a permanent full time role working Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm.

The Role

The role of the Credit Controller is to support the Finance Department, with particular emphasis on transaction processing. The aim of the Finance Department is to provide:-

  • effective financial transaction processing
  • relevant and timely financial management information and analysis
  • advice and guidance for effective business management
  • assurance of necessary compliance with statutory and regulatory financial requirements

Areas of Responsibility

  • Pursue customers for overdue payments ensuring a professional, methodical and effective approach is applied at all times
  • Deal with customer queries and ensure appropriate action is taken to ensure timely payments e.g. raising credit notes as appropriate, liaise with Account Managers or Operations
  • To be proactive with large value invoices ensuring the customer has received invoice and has processed for payment – prior to invoice due date, to ensure no delays with payment
  • Review and maintain stop list, letters and statements
  • Assist with processing of periodic, special invoices or self-billing accounts, uploading and monitoring Invoices via customer portals
  • Assess creditworthiness of (new) customer accounts and ensure monitored on periodic basis against average and maximum spend
  • Assist in setting up new customer accounts and making changes to standing data, ensuring accuracy of data entered
  • Maintain good working relationship with customers, projecting professional image of company at all times
  • Assist with implementing performance measures for Department and Credit Control function
  • Advise Management Accountant of any opportunities to increase margin on customer accounts or to improve cash flow e.g. ‘lessons learnt’

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have:-

  • Experience in Credit Control (minimum of 3 years)
  • Experience with invoicing and credit
  • Experience managing invoices via customer portals would be advantageous
  • A knowledge of VAT regulations and withholding tax requirements would be desirable but is not essential
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Computer experience, particularly Word and Excel

To apply, please submit your up to date CV.