Robert Half

credit control

Robert Half
England, Hampshire, Fareham
£15 - £18 per hour
17 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Victoria Prince
Job Role
Credit Control
Qualification Level
Not qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert half finance and accounting are actively recruiting for a temporary credit controller to support a rapidly growing retail business in Fareham. The role is being offered as a 6-month temporary assignment.

With onsite parking the business is looking to recruit a target driven credit controller to join a high performing finance team. It is essential you can demonstrate a clear understanding of being able to prioritise the ledger and can give clear examples of bringing in aged debt.

Key Responsibilities.
  • Dealing with high volume outgoing and inbound calls
  • Chasing customers via telephone, letter and e-mail
  • Working closely with other departments and external customers to resolve queries
  • Generation and sending of appropriate chasing letters to customers when necessary
  • Placing accounts on stop / taking accounts off stop at the appropriate times
  • Liaising with Supervisor and Finance Manager regarding payment performance of some accounts that require assistance in collecting debt
  • Reviewing aged debt to minimise outstanding balances
  • Account reconciliation, query resolution
  • Preparing accounts for Legal action
  • Allocation of BACS receipt
  • Ad-hoc jobs as required by Credit Control Manager.
  • Process and allocate receipts for Bacs & Cheques
  • Process card payments on card machine and on the in-house system
  • Reconcile unallocated cash
  • Credit check new accounts using Experian, open new accounts & send out letters
  • Process card payments on card machine and on the in-house system
  • Chase overdue accounts by telephone (Currently approx. 500 per month)
  • Answer incoming calls from Branches & Customers
  • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
  • Ensure debts are paid in-line with the credit control collection timetable
  • Monitor Credit Control mailbox
  • Change addresses and account settings when required
  • Liaise with all managers to resolve disputes

Your Profile

The successful credit controller is likely to have had previous credit control experience, specifically in dealing with high volumes and demonstrating a clear understanding of prioritising the ledger. You will be working with a team of approximately 4 and reporting directly to the Finance Manager.

The Company

The role is based in the company's modern offices in Fareham. Working exclusively with Robert Half the company has experienced a recent acceleration in growth. This company is a market leading retail business.

Salary and Benefits
  • £15 per hour

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: