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Temporary Sales Ledger Clerk/Credit Controller - United Kingdom  

DCC Vital (company)


Posted on : 16 April 2017

Project Description

Purpose of the Job:         
  • To maximize cash inflow by prompt and professional collection of accounts due, in order to reduce debt, increase cash flow and reduce risk.  
  • To provide a helpful and friendly service to all our customers and carry on the customer care policy through all processes.  

Main Duties/Responsibilities and Knowledge/Skills Requirements   
Key Duties:  
  • Chasing debt by telephone and e-mail and reducing debtor days 
  • Allocating payments in accordance with customer remittances 
  • Processing reminder letters and monthly statements
  • Liaising with Key Accounts, Sales and Customer Care departments to resolve outstanding queries 
  • Ensuring all major accounts adhere to agreed order to cash cycle
  • Daily and month end reporting and account reconciliation
  • Investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of invoices
  • Working to strict monthly collections targets
  •  Other duties as and when required  

 Knowledge and Understanding Required  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Navision or similar accounting package 
  • Competent with Microsoft desktop packages to include Outlook, Word and with good Excel skills 
  • You will have 2-3 years previous experience of working in an accounts department with exposure to credit control   

Person specification  
  • Part qualified ICM or AAT qualification would be an advantage but not essential
  • The position would suit an individual who is driven by results and is target driven. 
  •  A polite but tenacious telephone manner is essential 
  • Strong team working ethos and the ability to be pro-active and use initiative to work alone when required
  •  Ability to remain calm and professional when under pressure 
  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.   

Post-Holder Specific   This Post Holder has some duties and responsibilities in addition to those outlined above.
Responsibility for Williams ‘Key’ accounts 
  • Proven objection, negotiation and complaint handling, where attention to detail is paramount
  •  Actively engaging / liaising with the Key Account Team, Corporate Development Managers and the Director of Sales to achieve targets.   

Responsibility for Merlin Medical Ledger  
  • Ability to process foreign payments 
  • Experience of Trade Customers would be an advantage but not essential