Credit Controller

  • Location
    Linlithgow, West Lothian
  • Category
    Accountancy - Credit Controller
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 25000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office


  • Are you a Credit Control whizz?



  • Would you like to join a successful company with continued growth?



  • Do you have natural commercial acumen and excellent communication skills?


Office Angels Livingston are exclusively collaborating with our busy client to join them as a Permanent full time Credit Controller. The successful candidate will have proven experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate good commercial acumen, resilience, and excellent communication skills. Salary up to £25,000 depending on experience plus benefits and core hours are Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm, the role is office based but they may be open to a hybrid working model for the right candidate.


Role Overview:


Due to the continued growth and success of our business, our client are looking to appoint a Credit Controller to work as part of the Finance team. The successful candidate should be a confident, articulate in communication skills (both verbally and in writing) that can demonstrate strong attention to detail, excellent commercial acumen & decision-making skills, high levels of resilience & tenacity and the ability to work under pressure as well as to timescales. You will ensure profitable and commercially successful in every aspect of our client's operations and reduce aged debt in timely manner by liaising with debtors and internal stakeholders.


Main responsibilities:



  • The proactive and timely collection of aged debts of company debtors using various mediums of contact including our Finance system, email, and telephone

  • Following up on internal cases and queries that are delaying customer payment by working with internal stakeholders in our bill validation, customer care and sales teams

  • Using an assertive but tactful manner to negotiate payments from debtors

  • Working with escalation points (Finance Manager or the relevant Director) to resolve complex debtors' cases

  • Handling debtor queries promptly, providing copy invoices and statements of account

  • Producing reports relating to credit control activity, progress, and aged debt for the Directors

  • Supporting the wider Finance team where required by the Finance Manager or a Director


Experience required:



  • Working system knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is preferable but not essential

  • Experience of working within a similar credit control role is essential

  • SCQF Level 5 or equivalent in both Maths and English

  • Experience of working to tight timelines with a proactive can do attitude

  • Experience of working as part of a team and on your own initiative

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