Credit Controller/Finance Assistant

Based: Oxford
Accountable to: Finance Supervisor
Job Type: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £21,000 – £26,000 per annum DPE

The Role

We are currently looking to appoint a confident and articulate Credit Controller. There will be important responsibilities like maintaining & reconciling the debtor ledger & providing reports fundamentally we need someone to work with our customers.  Working within a small team


Job Responsibilities

  • Proactively manage debt collection
  • Actively chase outstanding debts via telephone, email and letter
  • Complete credit insurance reports
  • Maintain debtor days to target
  • Take customer payments
  • Allocate payments to customer accounts
  • Issuing statements and copy documents to customers
  • Investigate and resolve debt and payment queries
  • Dealing with credit account applications, credit checks and agreeing credit terms
  • Prepare weekly Debt reports for the Shareholders/Head of Finance
  • Ad-hoc duties as required, e.g. purchase ledger/general finance team duties during times of increased team workload and holiday cover

Person Specification

  • Experience of sales ledger/credit control is essential
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft systems especially Excel
  • Knowledge of Sage 200 (desirable)
  • Ability to work calmly in an environment that can be pressured
  • Proven administrative skills
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work as a team player within a busy department
  • Ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative
  • Must be willing to work full time office based for the first 3 months


Employee Benefits

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How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact our Head of Finance Diane Green on 01865 852010, or send your CV using the form below.

Applications close on 20th November 2023. We reserve the right to close applications earlier than this date and we may not be able to confirm whether your application will result in an interview.

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