Credit Control Manager

Our client, a rapidly growing business with several locations across the UK is looking to recruit a Credit Control Manager on a permanent basis to their expanding team.

We are passionate about our employees and we are looking for an energetic and highly motivated Credit Control Manager with a 'can do' attitude to join our Finance team.

Candidates must be enthusiastic, willing to learn, keen to make a difference and be passionate about helping resolve customer issues.

Credit Control Manager job - Purpose
The Credit Control Manager will be primarily responsible for managing the credit control processes.

Responsible for the day to day management of the accounts receivable and credit control process to ensure prompt collections of outstanding bills as well as providing reporting and insights to the senior management team.

You will be expected to manage the AR team workflow across the group of companies as well as having responsibility for your own debt portfolio.

Credit Control Manager job - Key Responsibilities:
, Set monthly cash collection and direct debit target
, Ensure accurate cash and aged debt forecasts are produced
, Maintain and manage an agreed credit strategy
, Ensure the team keep up to date on individual tasks such as reducing the unallocated cash, taking accounts off dispute, chase customers when direct debits have failed.
, Conduct regular ledger reviews with controllers & be able to provide updates & reports on performance of accounts & sales ledger performance using performance and trend analysis.
, Manage the escalations that are driven by the team members.
, Build effective relationships with IT, Finance and the wider business to drive process efficiencies & solve day to day problems.
, Propose, recommend and implement process and system improvements.
, To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general leave of responsibility of this job as detailed by the line manager

The post holder will be expected to be instrumental to developing new processes to streamline the credit control process
There is line management responsibility for a team of Accounts Receivable and Credit Controllers.

Credit Control Manager job - Person Specification
To succeed, you will need to have:
, Experience in Credit Control at a senior level.
, Positive can do attitude looking able to deliver in a fast paced environment
, Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach
, Analytics skills to develop and report on key KPI's.
, Out of the box thinking to come up with innovative solutions

Credit Control Manager job - Experience:
, Proven track record of a management or senior role within a credit control function, particularly systems implementation and managing change
, Line management including performance appraisal, team and individual development and attendance management
, Setting up a direct debit collection service
, Resource management and workflow management
, Track record of success in a busy hands-on holistic credit role
, Experience of liaising with internal and external stakeholder
, Experience of running bad debts with lawyers
, Experience in using an accounting software, Sage 200 (preferred)and IT debtor management application

Credit Control Manager job - Skills:
, Excellent excel knowledge including pivots/vlookups and
, Positive can do attitude looking able to deliver in a fast paced environment
, Good understanding of legal processes and insolvency procedures
, Proven experience meeting and exceeding team and individual KPIs
, Strong communication, telephone & customer service skills

Credit Control Manager job - Benefits
, Competitive salary - dependent on experience
, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 days
, Stakeholder pension scheme
, Benefits hub
, Healthcare cashplan
, EAP scheme
,Cycle to work scheme

Credit Control Manager job - Relevant previous job titles: Credit Control Manager, Credit Control Supervisor, Financial Controller, Credit Controller, Accounts Manager

Please apply ASAP

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