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Credit Controller/Accounts Assistant - West Lothian

£19,000 - £21,000 - Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2645 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Oct 2018
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iMultiply Resourcing are delighted to be engaged on a Credit Controller/Accounts Assistant opportunity based in West Lothian.

The Company

This position presents the opportunity to join a thriving family business that have a history of providing specific services to their customer’s needs. The business has an excellent stronghold within their sector and it has established a fantastic internal and external reputation for exceptional standards within its sector being proud to be labelled a true market leader by its competitors.

The Role

The key focus for this Credit Controller/Accounts Assistant position will be to support an essential part of the organisation and Team Leaders. The successful candidate will be responsible for the sales ledger function within the group ensuring accurate and efficient records are maintained for the financial accounts of all customers including timeous and accurate raising of invoices and ensuring all cash due is collected.

The Offer

The position of Credit Controller/Accounts Assistant is offering a salary of £19,000 - £21,000 including an excellent benefits package and generous holiday allowance. Based in West Lothian their offices have parking available onsite.

You will be involved in but not limited to the following duties:

  • To chase debt by telephone and email with a view to reducing debtor days.
  • To condition customers to pay within agreed terms
  • Processing and generating reminder letters.
  • Investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of debts.
  • Generate and distribute customer statements on a monthly and ad hoc basis.
  • Liaise with Accounts team to keep all involved informed of any potential problems with a customer's account. 
  • To maintain queries list of invoices in dispute by adding notes on accounting system
  • To prepare weekly report of debtor’s ledger with details of any issues
  • Attend bi-Weekly meetings with management on progress of debt collection and any issues arising.
  • To build a good rapport with customers.
  • To ensure customer details are kept up to date
  • Act as day to day contact with credit insurers, maintaining portal records in respect of overdue balances
  • Process daily bank transactions and reconcile bank for all group companies (via sales receipt, purchase payment and journal)
  • To assist with company invoicing as part of holiday cover
  • Assistance with any other finance tasks as required

To be considered for this opportunity you must have the following experience:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience within an accountancy and finance role
  • Exposure to a fast paced and deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding the role please do not hesitate to get in contact with Andrew Robinson