Credit Controller

Contract or Temp in Accounting

Job Description

Temporary Credit Controller

Are you an experienced Credit Controller available for a three-month contract? Our client, a leading manufacturing firm in Blackburn, urgently needs your skills due to a staff member’s sick leave. If you excel in managing ledger accounts, thrive on challenges, and can jump in quickly, we want to hear from you! This role demands a proactive, quick-thinking individual who’s a confident communicator and enjoys overseeing the full credit control process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and manage banking activities including BACS, transfers, and cheque receipts.
  • Store and maintain crucial documentation such as commission spreadsheets, credit check scores, and customer information.
  • Ensure accuracy of customer transactions, credit notes, invoices, and payment terms documentation.
  • Coordinate with Quality Department for meetings on credit notes, queries, debts, returns, and invoices.
  • Chase debts owed, issue notice letters, and maintain appropriate customer communications.
  • Generate and communicate reports on credit note analysis, daily cash, and monthly cash control.
  • Review sales debt ledger, manage overdue accounts, credit limits, and maintain stop list.
  • Collaborate with Accounts Office Supervisor for improvements, update Sales Ledger Procedures, and assist with purchasing ledger duties.
  • Undertake necessary training, adhere to Health and Safety, litigation, company policies, and legal aspects related to debt collection.

Your Profile:

  • Previous experience as a Credit Controller or in a similar role within manufacturing or a related industry.
  • Strong understanding of credit control procedures and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Experience with accounting software (e.g., Sage, QuickBooks, Access) is advantageous.

In Return:

You’ll earn an hourly rate of around £14 for this role, working 4 days per week to maintain that essential work-life balance. You’ll receive weekly pay and holidays accrued on top, ensuring your financial stability and well-being.
Next Steps:

If you’re available to start work immediately and can respond swiftly, please submit your most recent CV for consideration. I’ll reach out to you promptly to delve deeper into the role and discuss your suitability further. Thank you for your interest!

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