Credit Control Clerk - #59547


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Ashford
Contract type: Full time
Company Description
Job Description
Credit Control Clerk
We are currently recruiting a talented and collaborative Credit Control Clerk to join our Finance team in Ashford on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract
Our Finance colleagues are a central hub of knowledge, and as a Credit Controller, you’ll be on hand to support your area of the business in every way possible. You will work to find solutions and ensure that everything we do enables us to deliver on our promises to our customers and exceed expectations. You’ll naturally promote and embrace our inclusive team environment and we’re sure you’ll have some fun along the way!
This role is offering flexible hybrid working with 2-3 days based in our Ashford, Kent office for team collaboration and meetings, so you must be with in a commutable distance
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
Management of your own portfolio of accounts, ensuring adherence to contractual payment terms and credit limits, mitigating risk and potential bad debts
Ensure a culture of effective working relationships, close collaboration and communication is developed and maintained across all finance teams and internal colleagues
Provide excellent customer service by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with customers
Meeting of period targeted KPI’s using department procedures
Receive incoming calls and record all queries promptly and accurately in support of cash collection activity
Query management - provide copy invoices, proof of delivery, credit notes, and liaise internally to progress any queries preventing payment that are being handled in any other department
Attend internal and external Customer meetings
Escalate to Management any internal or payment issues with customers
Looking for continuous improvement and identifying best practices and effective business controls which will positively impact business results
Other Ad Hoc duties as requested by Team Leader/Manager
This role requires no previous finance experience as training will be provided. As part of the application process, you will be asked to complete an online psychometric task, which will be sent to you by the recruitment team
We are however looking for an individual who has the experience of working in a fast-paced environment and has an interest in Finance or Credit Control. This role will require you to work with Microsoft Excel (pivot tablet, v-lookups) so you must be confident using this programme. You’ll also be communicating with external customers and internal colleagues at all levels, so strong communication skills are essential

Additional Information
At Brakes everyone is welcome. We don’t want you to ‘fit our culture’ we want you to help define it and we actively celebrate the unique talents of each and every colleague. We don’t just look at your CV, we’re more focused on who you are and your potential. As part of our values, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone has a voice, is appreciated and has the same opportunities. We work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of our business, as we care for one another and connect the world through food and trusted partnerships. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that everyone belongs and thrives at Brakes and we recognise that Brakes can only thrive when everyone feels they belong. We''ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our resourcing team who will be happy to support you.

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