Credit Controller

The Advocate Group
£21k per year
Closing date
9 Nov 2020

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Credit Controller / Sales Ledger

Sale Manchester


Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 17:00pm (Friday 4pm finish)  

I’m currently seeking an experienced credit controller for a stand-alone position based in Sale. The successful candidate will have experience managing multiple ledgers and processes high volume sales invoices.

The Candidate;

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years sales ledger experience within companies processing between 600 - 800 sales invoices a month.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to establish and maintain good client relationships.
  • Excellent attention to detail and reconciliation of debtor accounts, capable of identifying and resolving wider issues.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for providing a high standard of customer service and an ability to promote a positive attitude within a Finance team of four.
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands effectively.
  • Prior experience of Sage Line 50 accounting package is desirable but not essential.
  • Prior experience of invoice factoring is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience of working with a credit insurance provider highly desirable.


  • Responsible for managing four debtor ledgers as a standalone credit controller.
  • Processing daily sales invoices and credit notes, uploading on to accounting system and factors accounts and producing daily sales reports distributed across the business.
  • Responsible for posting cash allocation to customer accounts and carry out reconciliations between the accounting system and factors account to ensure completeness.
  • Producing month end debtor ledger reconciliations and investigate and resolve any differences.
  • Daily review of the weekly going-out list to ensure that orders to be despatched have adequate credit limits in place with the credit insurers.
  • Main point of contact with the factoring company in terms of dealing with queries, requests, setting up new customer accounts and maintaining accurate details of existing customers.
  • Obtain sufficient information to assist the credit insurers with creditworthiness of new and existing customers.
  • Work with a minimum of supervision on collection of overdue accounts.
  • Maintains close links with all customers by phone and e-mail to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payments.
  • Work within guidelines and report to the Financial Controller on outstanding issues and inform them early of potential debtor problems.
  • Handle disputed accounts and negotiate to bring payment into line with terms;
  • Submitting Intrastats reports to HMRC on a monthly basis;
  • Cover purchase ledger and weekly payroll when required.
  • Posting of monthly journals to ensure accounts are accurately reported.
  • Work closely with FC and be a go to person in FC’s absence.
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by FC and other Management.

If you have Credit Control experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the link.

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  • The Advocate Group
  • 1 St Peter's Square,
  • Manchester
  • M2 3DE
  • GB
  • 0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
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