Credit Controller

Job Title: Credit Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £115 - £140 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH74085
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2019 16:26

Job Description

An International Media Company in London is looking for Credit Controller to join their team for 6 months. Reporting to the Credit Control Manager, the Credit Controller will be responsible for collection of outstanding debt for the EMEA ledger and managing client payment terms. This role involves a high level of communication and interaction with external and internal clients across the company to support the application of departmental and company best practice decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieving agreed reduction and cash collection targets by the effective collection of outstanding debt
  • Work closely with the EMEA Sales teams to support sales for the business by providing a high level of Customer Service for all customers, with a particular focus on Key Accounts for the business
  • Work closely with the sales teams to grow the business whilst minimising bad debt exposure or slow payment patterns
  • Make relevant credit decisions based on existing policies, external environment and knowledge of commercial activities within their respective markets.
  • Effective management of the collection function
  • Effective management of account and invoice disputes, both with internal and external customers
  • Escalating debt and making recommendations for account blocks where appropriate.
  • Identifying bad debt and preparing of documentation as appropriate
  • Chasing customers for Withholding Tax certificates as required and following appropriate regional processes.

Key Skill Set:

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships is pivotal to the success of this position.
  • Relevant experience within a global collections environment
  • Intermediate Excel and Word
  • Strong track record of aged debt reduction
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Fluency in a European language, desirable
  • Knowledge of media industry and overseas markets
  • Ability to interpret financial information is essential

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