Credit Controller

Location Gateshead
Discipline: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £23000.0
Contact name: Gemma Dewhurst

Contact email:
Job ref: 6217
Published: 9 months ago

re you looking to kick start your career in Finance with a clear progression path and help to become CIMA qualified? Look no further!

We are recruiting for a Credit Control Trainee to join our rapidly growing client within their Finance Department You will have excellent communication skills and a confident telephone manner as you will be responsible for managing ledgers of their customers and collecting unpaid invoices.

The role is Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm and will be on site.

Key responsibilities of the Credit Control Trainee:

  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter

  • Maintain notes within Sage 200 following all communication with clients to provide accurate record as to the status of invoices.

  • Produce statement of accounts

  • Allocate bacs and cheque payments

  • Resolve queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices.

  • Open new accounts and check customer credit ratings.

  • Process credit card payments, allocate direct debits and raise credit notes.

Skills & Experience of the Credit Control Trainee:

  • Internal credit control and sales processes

  • Knowledge of Sage 200

  • Excellent attention to detail & accuracy.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Calm & confident telephone manner.

  • Ability to work under pressure & to deadlines.

  • Knowledge of Excel & Outlook.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

Company Benefits:

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 days

  • Stakeholder pension scheme

  • Referral bonuses

  • Benefits hub

  • Healthcare cashplan

  • EAP scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

Please don't hesitate to apply for the role of the Credit Control Trainee attaching your CV.