Job title: Credit Controller
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Belfast, UK
Job published: 01-12-2021
Job ID: 39140
Contact name: Laura McFarlane
Phone number: +447458160119
Contact email:

Job Description

An excellent opportunity is available for a Credit Controller to join a leading NI organisation based in Belfast on a permanent basis.

The Credit Controller will be required to support the Credit Control team in providing a professional credit control service to the business whilst providing accurate, timely and relevant information.

Top 3 Things to Know About this Job:

  1. Opportunities for progression
  2. Belfast based location
  3. Hugely successful NI organisation

The Role:

  • Responsible for ensuring that customers adhere to the agreed payment terms
  • Responsible for implementing the company policy on credit control
  • Responsible for debtors ledger
  • Managing the cash on delivery process ensuring all payments received on time
  • Support the Credit Control Assistant to ensure all payments are allocated within a timely manner
  • Creating direct debit files and submission to bank – circulating remittance advice notes to customers
  • Preparing and posting of Monthly Statements
  • Employing collection techniques as appropriate, including letters, phone calls and stop lists
  • Maintain good communication with sales team, keeping them informed and enlisting their help when appropriate
  • Dealing with customer queries and the supply of PODs and copy invoices as requested
  • Scan delivery notes to facilitate electronic retrieval of PODs
  • Debtors policy procedures to be followed on all overdue balances
  • Ensure that accounts with unpaid cheque or direct debits are put on credit stop until issues are resolved to our satisfaction
  • Production of weekly reports for management on Overdue Balances and Bad Debt Provision
  • Liaising with customers
  • Update daily reports and ensure distribution to correct parties
  • Manage the procedure of opening new customer credit accounts.  Ensure that all business units are following the rules of the debtor’s policy in relation to this area.
  • All documentation to be completed and recorded in full
  • Proper credit check to be made on all new customers Obtain credit reports on customers as required.  Annual review on existing credit limits
  • Strict adherence to cross border procedures re HM Customs and Excise
  • New account letters to Customers
  • Recording and Filing of New Accounts

The Person:

  • 2 years + experience as a Credit Controller
  • Strong administration and planning & time management skills
  • Be a forward thinker with the ability to work on their own initiative
  • They should have excellent communication skills and be customer focused

The Rewards:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for progression

Next Steps

For further information, and to apply for this Credit Controller job, please contact Laura McFarlane.  Visit our website for a full list of Accountancy & Finance opportunities.

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