Credit Controller - Media Recruitment Agency

Job Title: Credit Controller - Media Recruitment Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + full benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57688_1493297226
Contact Name: Stephanie Goldfinch
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2017 13:47

Job Description

Handle is an independent, privately-owned business based in Central London. The business comprises of two separate companies:

  • A recruitment partner to creative industries (entertainment, media brands, social networks, sports bodies, retailers, and digital technology providers);
  • A freelancer payroll service, providing weekly and monthly payroll services to clients who have sourced their own freelance staff.

We are looking for a highly personal credit controller to work with our accounts team.

The Role

  • Responsibility for two debtor ledgers, each with a balance of around £2.5m
  • Special focus on PO collection and reviewing the current internal process for greater success
  • Ensure all client invoices are received and processed by the client's AP team
  • Liaising with accounts assistants to quickly resolve invoice queries as and when they arise
  • Monthly client statement run
  • Review and refine the process for scheduled client communications
  • Chase all outstanding invoices to ensure payment is received on time
  • Maintain collection history records for all clients
  • Review and reconcile credit balances on the accounts
  • Maintain the client database
  • Weekly summary highlighting potential issues to Financial Controller
  • Build strong rapport with all clients & key internal staff at all levels

The Person

  • Experience of sole responsibility for a large ledger of debtors
  • Ideally experience within a similar agency environment
  • Highly personable and great at maintaining client relationships
  • Happy to work in stand-alone role as part of a bigger accounts structure
  • Keen to contribute within the team to improve processes

We have just moved into amazing new offices, 2 minute's walk from Oxford Circus tube. Read more about what a great place Handle is to work at:

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.