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Calling all Credit Controllers looking for their next opportunity...
Do you want to work for an organisation that was established over 200 years ago and is the largest manufacturer in the UK for security products?
I am recruiting for a Credit controller on a permanent basis in Hampshire paying between £38,000- £42,000p/a (depending on the level of experience).
The main purpose of your role will be to Collaborate within and outside the organisation to ensure the timely collection and recording of cash due to the business.
What else you will be doing on a day to day basis:
Ensure that an efficient Credit Control function is established working with various teams across De La Rue, Customers and Third Parties such as Agents.
Work closely with the Commercial, Quality, Finance and Delivery planning teams to agree a proactive approach to credit control which utilises the skills in the different departments and reduces the level of overdue debt.
Work with the AR and other teams as necessary to ensure the accurate and efficient recording and allocation of cash receipts.
Develop and maintain efficient, effective processes relating to cash collection while ensuring that a robust controls environment exists within the agreed framework.
-Identify and analyse root causes for delays experienced in collection of debts and work across the business to improve end to end "Order to Cash" processes and future debt collection, including the development of technologies where applicable.
-Drive implementation of the Company's Credit Policy. Monitor, highlight / escalate and report on deviations from company credit standards.
-Conduct credit checks on customers as appropriate, and establish and monitor credit limits.
-Collaborate with the AR team to ensure that payment terms and other customer master data are recorded accurately in the finance system.
-Deliver accurate, prompt, insightful reporting to help affect behaviour and drive improvement.
-Provide regular, accurate, quality debtors reporting to senior leadership, commenting on root cause resolution to ensure that cash blockers are understood and not repeated.
-Provide accurate rolling 13 week cash receipt forecasting to Treasury, developing additional actual to forecast reporting and commentary relating to deviations.
-Prepare and discuss other data on a regular basis to influence colleagues and report to line management and others on general progress and the resolution of significant issues.
-Support financial reporting relating to Credit Control and the Order to Cash process.
-Assess the recoverability of debts and the need for any provisions, in collaboration with relevant Finance Business Partners and commercial partners.
-Support Internal and external audit as required.
What you are expected to know:
-Experience taking the lead role within a high paced credit and collections role.
-Strong Excel skills (intermediate); good familiarity with other MS Office tools (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Visio).
-Excellent customer service skills.
-Experience of working with a recognised accounting software package.
-Experience of ByD or other SAP packages desirable.
- Worked within a manufacturing enviroment (desirable)
-The Manager would like to see someone demonstrating that they have prepared or used KPIs to drive behaviour & affect performance.
- you need to to be a self-starting, autonomous person who can drive the cash collection & influence customers & internal colleagues not used to someone having access to "their" customers.
If this is something that you are interested in please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call me on 02392 228 244 for more information.
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