Credit Controller

Ref: CC-M-N-34252
City/Region: Malton
Salary: Competitive

A new growth role within the credit control department, providing practical support to the transactional finance manager. The successful candidate will take a full and active role in the department with a flexible and proactive approach in accordance with changing priorities. Working as part of the shared services credit control team and reporting to the transactional finance manager, the role will ensure and develop the efficient processing of sales ledger information to ensure payment of trade debt, and management of customer debit balances.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the efficient processing of sales ledger information to ensure prompt and complete payment of trade debt
  • Providing efficient and accurate processing of computer data
  • Posting and allocating customer receipts within the sales ledger
  • Using company and customer systems to identify invoice and query status
  • Processing queries according to company and customer procedures and working closely with the dispute management team to ensure the timely resolution of customer queries
  • Producing debt analysis, including the use of excel spread-sheets
  • Managing sales ledger to ensure accounts are paid within terms
  • Managing order block to ensure customers trade within terms
  • Provide analysis and review sales ledger debt on a weekly basis to the transactional finance manager
  • Produce weekly cash forecasting figures
  • Communicating clearly and accurately with the customer, both verbally and in writing
  • Taking ownership of duties with a minimum of supervision
  • Complying with all current rules and regulations relevant to the role, following appropriate procedures in carrying out duties
  • Presenting a professional image to internal and external customers, upholding the positive image of the shared service centre and supporting a strong positive customer relationship
  • Customer account management and set up

Essential skills and experience:

  • Good level of numeracy
  • Experience of processing computer based data
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately and efficiently
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to receive and understand instructions
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of working to deadlines and KPI's
  • The successful applicant will be able to work both independently and as part of a team

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Ability to accurately and efficiently process sales ledger information
  • Experience of working within a large organisation
  • SAP experience

Proactive health and safety is a prerequisite to employment at Karro Foods. All roles have a responsibility to demonstrate commitment to the companies' health and safety goals, and as such it forms an essential component of all job descriptions, at all levels.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Competitive contributory pension
  • Life assurance scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group is a major UK food business, employing c. 5,000 people over 14 sites across the UK and Ireland and generating turnover of £1.2bn. Karro is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked meat products, and, following its recent acquisition of Young's Seafood, is now one of the UK's leading multi-protein food businesses. The business supplies to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers globally.

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