Role description

The mission of the Credit Controller is ownership of the Sales Ledger function daily.  Ensure month end processes are performed timely and accurately, control debts, making sure overdue are collected within a timely manner, monitor credit limits and control credit risk 
(using Credit Safe). 

Your main challenges

Managing cashbook, with accurate receipt allocation
Maintenance of customer information and regular review of credit limits
Manage dunning/statement process
Account reconciliation and processing of customer refunds
Intercompany balance reconciliations
Creation of new customer accounts using in-house accounting software and checking credit worthiness
Managing customer invoicing platforms/portals –self-billing, consignment stock, etc
Liaising with other internal and external sales departments to ensure accuracy of customer accounts
Take a proactive role in managing debt collection, reducing overdues, eliminating errors
Escalate debts to a debt collection agency, if required
Manage month end close process for accounts receivable
Prepare and present, reports on debt to senior managers
•Assist with other duties within the finance team when required
•Develop and maintain sales ledger department policies
• Ad-hoc office duties

What we look for

Your education and experience

• End to End Credit Control experience essential 3-5 years
Ability to demonstrate effective debt management
Competence in use of Word and Excel, including lookups and pivot tables
SAP knowledge preferable/desirable
Relevant qualifications an advantage
Educated to GCSE equivalent in English and Maths

Your personality

Strong link to Habasit Core Values
Organised and methodical, with positive and flexible approach
Ability to priorotise and manage own workload, working off own initiative
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to communicate appropriately with internal and external customers, strong written and verbal communication
Ability to work within a team orientated environment
Awareness of confidentiality and sensitivity requirements
Positive approach to changing environments

What we offer

We offer an attractive place to work and personal development in an empowered working culture. You will benefit from the expertise and opportunities of a solid global group of companies and the reputation of its products.