Senior Credit Controller

Posted 01 December 2023
Salary Up to £32000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
Specialism Accounting & Finance
Expiry 30 December 2023

Job description

Group Senior Credit Controller
Bolton, BL3
Salary: Up to £32,000
Full-time, Office Based
Monday to Friday

Company Overview:
Time Recruitment are working with a leading, multi-disciplinary professional services group specialising in providing expert advice to SMEs across the UK, with operations also overseas. For over 20 years, they have been serving the SME market with a unique, market-leading approach providing services across Business Sales, Tax, and Recovery. Their business model is highly cash generative, backed by an ambitious and experienced management team and boasting a secure future growth trajectory.

Job Summary:
As the Groups Senior Credit Controller, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the financial health of our Group, overseeing the debt recovery process for all our entities. Operating from our HQ, you will work as part of our wider Group Finance Team, reporting into the Financial Controller, taking full ownership of the cash collection process. You will be responsible for minimising outstanding debt and improving overall cash flow.

Key Responsibilities:

Debt Recovery Management:
- Oversee the Group's debt recovery efforts, ensuring timely and efficient collection of outstanding debt.
- Develop effective debt recovery strategies, policies, and procedures to optimise collections and reduce bad debt.

Customer Relations:
- Maintain positive relationships with internal Directors / MD's and external clients to facilitate debt recovery while preserving business relationships.

Reporting & Analysis:
- Generate and analyse reports related to accounts receivable, aged debt, and collection performance.
- Provide regular updates to Senior Management on debt recovery status and advise of any potential risk.

Customer Communication:
- Communicate with clients regarding overdue payments, resolve disputes, and establish payment plans where necessary.

- Previous experience in a credit control role is essential; ideally 3+ years of experience.
- Resilient and tenacious attitude.
- Strong understanding of credit risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
- Strong and natural communicator, with exceptional negotiation skills.
- Ability to work autonomously.

Industry Background:
In the fast-paced and dynamic business services industry, the ability to manage financial health and cash flow is key. Given the current economic climate, credit control is now more important than ever, making your role essential to our success. Become part of a team that is not just about the bottom line, but about providing the highest level of service and support to our clients.

If you feel like you'd be a good fit for this role, apply today and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss.

Time Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.