Credit Controller


Credit Controller

The Wernick Group is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist in the Credit Control Department based within their Head Office situated in Wickford, Essex.

A high level of enthusiasm, drive and organisational skills are required to make a success of this permanent full-time position. The Wernick Group offers a competitive salary and benefits package to the successful candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities to include:

  • Ensure Customer Payments are received in accordance with account terms
  • Check credit reports on existing and potential accounts
  • Regularly review and update existing Credit Limits & Payment Terms offered
  • Review new accounts to determine Credit Terms offered
  • Regularly chase overdue accounts via telephone, email and letter
  • Check and code BACS remittance advices received
  • Reconcile Customer Accounts as and when necessary
  • Maintain accurate Customer Contact details
  • Review and forward monthly statements
  • Liaise with both Customer and Internal Departments/Depots in resolving outstanding invoice issues
  • To begin the process of Legal Proceedings and the repossession of goods
  • Any other ad hoc duties required

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Previous experience of working in Credit Control.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An enthusiastic attitude towards both work and learning new systems and processes.
  • A positive and flexible attitude with the ability to act on their own initiative.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills for timely and efficient resolution of invoice queries.
  • Be capable of working well under pressure, prioritise workloads and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • IT literate – Word and Outlook are essential.
  • Advanced in Excel – be able to manipulate reports and filter information.
  • Familiar with SAGE 200

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance (rising with service)
  • Option to buy extra holidays
  • Group pension
  • Annual Salary review – takes place each January
  • Life Assurance 2 x annual salary
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Family run and well established, secure company (trading over 80 years)
  • Open door policy
  • Employee Referral scheme
  • Benefits scheme (discounted retailers’ scheme)
  • Corporate Eyecare Scheme through Specsavers
  • Message the MD/CEO/Staff Satisfaction Survey

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