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Credit Controller - Edinburgh

£18,000 - £20,000 - Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2501 Date Posted: Monday 16 Jul 2018
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An opportunity has arisen to join a business in Midlothian that undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. 

Due to the urgent nature of the vacancy applicants must not hesitate to applying if interested in the opportunity.

The Company

A specialist in their market, this organisation has been operating for a number of years in Edinburgh and has a strong reputation.  With this track record there is potential for growth within this organisation and for the individual in this role to develop their skills.

The Role

This role is key within the finance team, you will also need to develop strong links between Finance, Customer Service and the Sales team. The role primarily manages the debtors’ ledger and the company’s cash collection, whilst managing exposure to risk. The successful candidate will also be tasked with suggesting improvements and implementing new procedures.


On Offer

The Credit Control position is a permanent role offering a salary of £18,000 - £20,000 including an excellent benefits package and generous holiday allowance. The premises are based in Midlothian and are easily accessible via public transport, with parking available on site.  

You will be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Chasing debt by telephone and email and reducing debtor days.
  • Where required initiate proceedings to ensure outstanding debts are bought to a satisfactory conclusion. 
  • Allocating payments in accordance with customer remittances.
  • Processing and generating reminder letters and monthly statements.
  • Liaising with the sales and accounts receivable teams to resolve outstanding queries.
  • Ensuring that all major accounts work to agreed order to cash cycle.
  • Daily and month end reporting and account reconciliations.
  • Investigating and resolving queries relating to non payment of invoices.
  • Working to strict monthly and annually collections targets.
  • Obtaining credit limits
  • Logging & reporting disputes

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Have at least 2 years experience of working in credit control
  • Experience using Excel at an intermediate level
  • Experience handling a high volume ledger with varying values.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication