2223 Credit Controller/Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Reference:2223
  • Sector:Finance
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Contract Type:Permanent
  • Town/City:Harrogate
  • Salary:£20,000
  • Posted:12/02/2018

A successful business of over two decades that has grown exponentially over it’s lifetime. They are members of Investors in People and recognised in the industry for it’s longstanding tenure of the industry’s measure of excellence.

A company that prides themselves on their professionalism, hard work and also their good humour.

‘Nothing is ever too much trouble’

Currently seeking a Credit Controller/Purchase Ledger Clerk to join their team on a full time permanent basis.


Your duties will include:

-Proactively and regularly contact clients and internal contacts for prompt collection or resolution of aged debts;

-Identify any missing payments, investigating, contacting clients and updating clients’ accounts as necessary;

-Preparing and providing accurate management information around cash collection;

-Ensure weekly reporting of aged debts is complete, accurate and sent in a timely manner;

-Agreeing and monitoring clients’ payment arrangements where appropriate in line with company procedures;

-Manage client account balances;

-Working with external debt collectors to ensure best practice;

-Be able to analyse and report on estimated cash collection and debt status throughout the month;

-Ensure all cash receipts and transfers comply with the solicitors accounts rules requirements and are properly accounted for;

-Process purchase ledger invoices, checking supplier statements, answering supplier queries by phone and email and checking invoices;

-Processing payments via the firm's preferred electronic banking platform;

-Responding in a timely fashion to all client queries by either telephone or email;

-Provide all round support to be able to complete the various tasks required of the Accounts team, so that cover can be given for holidays and sickness absence;

-To help out in the operations team at the end of each day with such tasks such as post or other administrative duties.


Attributes required:

-Previous experience in credit control;

-Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced dynamic environment demonstrating success at reducing aged debts and improving metrics;

-PC literate with experience of Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel;

-Strong attention to detail;

-Excellent customer service skills, dealing with people and tasks in a professional, polite and considerate manner;

-Excellent communication, organisational, time management and administrative skills;

-Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic;

-A high level of autonomy, with limited supervision, with the ability to take the initiative;



Salary and Package

-Salary of £20,000 per annum

-Working Monday – Thursday 9am – 5:30pm and Fridays 9pm – 5pm.

-25 days holiday per annum and flexi time.

-Private health care.

-Pension scheme and Childcare vouchers.

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