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Credit Control & Collections Associate

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £24500 - £25000 per annum + Hybrid Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 16 February 2024
  • Job Ref: LCO39823_1705505205
Working within a supportive and large Credit Control team in a business based in central Leeds you will be working for an organisation who really value their employees and have created a fantastic work environment as a result.

The purpose of this role is to carry out transactional work such as account reviews in order to resolve non-payment of bills.

The role will also cover tasks such as dealing with internal and external stakeholders, ad hoc requests from areas within the division, analyse debt to understand how the business can help drive good customer outcomes and maintain a low overdue position by improving payer performance.

Duties will include:

* Adherence to internal processes and risk frameworks.
* Produce and maintain weekly reports showing activity on accounts that are in arrears.
* Chasing payments via telephone, email and letters
* Ensuring timely payment of debts
* Reconciliation of accounts
* Progression / resolution of customer disputes
* Regular account reviews of aged debts to maximise cash collection and reduce aged debt.
* Liaise with internal stakeholders.
* To liaise with external parties to manage the Debt Collection process.

The ideal individual will have the following skills & experience:

* Strong verbal and written communications skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Professional, confident and diplomatic when liaising with others
* Intermediate - strong Microsoft Excel skills
* Microsoft office efficient
* Proven ability to succeed in a complex and dynamic environment
* Energy industry knowledge (desirable)

This is a very different position from the traditional Credit Control position that are in the market currently so if you are interested in hearing more information then come back to me for more details.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.