Credit Control Team Leader

Thurrock, Essex, England
Market Rate
30 Apr 2019
28 May 2019
Regis Banza
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
My client, a reputable independent travel company located in South Essex is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join their busy finance team as Credit Control Supervisor. As a Credit Control Team Leader you will be managing and motivating a team of six Credit Controllers, handling all matters relating to credit control, ensuring that payments are received on time, accuracy of financial information and that all deadlines are met. A high level of Customer Service will need to be maintained at all times effectively dealing with challenging situations in a calm and professional manner.

*Manage & motivate a team of six Credit Controllers.
*Chasing and collecting payment to ensure invoices due for payment are paid on a timely basis.
*Ensuring key management reports and KPIs are produced on a regular basis.
*Build relationships with professional staff to ensure the correct approach is achieved when chasing overdue debt.
*Review current procedures and processes and help with the implementation of any changes.
*Proactively take responsibility for the escalation of developing issues.
*Effectively communicating with agents and direct passengers in a confident and professional manner.
*Invoice processing and all associated administration activity on an in-house system
*Reconciling control accounts.
*Assisting in preparation of bank reconciliations.
*Assisting journal entry for cost allocation and prepayments.
*Reconciling supplier statement and assisting in processing payments.
*General ad hoc accounts work within the Department.

Skills Required:

*Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Work and Outlook.
*Knowledge of Sage will also be an advantage.
*Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure is a key requirement of the role.
*Previous experience in managing a credit control team, would be a strong advantage.
*Ability to assist with overtime during busy periods.
*Travel industry experience a strong advantage.
*Strong numeric and analytical skills. (Accountancy/finance qualification would be advantageous).
*Have good verbal / written communication skills and an excellent telephone manner.
*Have excellent attention to detail.


The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary depending on experience

A workplace pension scheme - following three months of continuous service.
Concessionary travel - following six months of continuous service.
Staff discounts on selected travel products.


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