Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Senior Credit Controller

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £38k - 42k per year

  • Contract


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1-1 Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Senior Credit Controller to work with foreign currency transactions within one of our clients' Head Office in Basingstoke.  

This high profile role will maximise the working capital position through the effective asnd efficient collection of trade debtors and to improve the end-to-end Order to Cash processes and the accurate forecasting of receipts.

The primary focus of the Senior Credit Controller role is;

  • Collaborate internally and externally to ensure the timely collection and recording of cash due to the business.
  • Ensure that an efficient Credit Control function is established, working with various teams across the company, Customers and Third Parties such as Agents.
  • Work closely with the Commercial, Quality, Finance and Delivery planning teams to agree a proactive approach to credit control which utilises the skills in the different departments and reduces the level of overdue debt.
  • Work with the AR and other teams as necessary to ensure the accurate and efficient recording and allocation of cash receipts.
  • Develop and maintain efficient, effective processes relating to cash collection while ensuring that a robust controls environment exists within the agreed framework.
  • Identify and analyse root causes for delays experienced in collection of debts and work across the business to improve end to end “Order to Cash” processes and future debt collection, including the development of technologies where applicable.
  • Collaborate with the AR team to ensure that payment terms and other customer master data are recorded accurately in the finance system.
  • Provide regular, accurate, quality debtors reporting to senior leadership, commenting on root cause resolution to ensure that cash blockers are understood and not repeated.
  • Provide accurate rolling 13 week cash receipt forecasting to Treasury, developing additional actual to forecast reporting and commentary relating to deviations.
  • Assess the recoverability of debts and the need for any provisions, in collaboration with relevant Finance Business Partners and commercial partners.

  • Drive implementation of the Company’s Credit Policy. Monitor, highlight / escalate and report on deviations from company credit standards.
  • Conduct credit checks on customers as appropriate, and establish and monitor credit limits.

  • Support Internal and external audit as required.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) - desirable.
  • Experience taking the lead role within a high paced credit and collections role.
  • Strong Excel skills (intermediate); good familiarity with other MS Office tools (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Visio).
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience of working with a recognised accounting software package.
  • Experience of ByD or other SAP packages desirable.
  • A Manufacturing background – or experience of working for a company that manages the shipping of delivery goods. 

1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Basingstoke for permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we’re receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on for any other potential vacancies.


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