Credit Controller

Adore Recruitment
  • Post Date: July 7, 2021
  • Apply Before: September 1, 2021
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

Job Type: Credit Controller

Location: Basildon

Salary: £22,000


Sector: Logistics

Job Reference: LA981894



About the company:

Our client is a leading independent freight forwarder who is renowned and respected throughout the industry for their professional & reliable service. They offer a multitude of import services across Europe, from full load trailers to single cartons.


Credit Controller – Sales Ledger

Adore Recruitment are pleased to present an excellent opportunity within a Growing Freight Forwarding organisation based in Essex. They are looking to bring on a proven, experienced Credit Controller to join the business in a broad-based Credit Control / Sales Ledger role.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Credit Control
  • Answering Phone calls,
  • Logging new clients and obtaining information to prepare evidence to offer a credit limit


Main Duties:  

  • Sending statements and copy invoices to clients monthly or on request
  • Log receipt of payments daily
  • Checking on Internet banking daily to ascertain all payments received
  • Liaise with clients by phone (as first point of contact) & email to ensure payments on outstanding invoices are made with in the terms of credit agreed
  • Logging all communication on Sage and diarising follow ups as agreed
  • Log sales invoice queries by using “Pink forms” and chase the Operations Dept. until resolved
  • Telephones
  • Answer calls within 3 rings
  • Deal with any Credit control enquiry appropriately
  • Transfer to the relevant person, if not a Credit Control enquiry and if not possibly take a message and relay to the correct person so they can return the call


New clients

  • Adding new clients to our FMS and our accounts package (Sage) & relevant spreadsheets
  • Advise person who requested this of the new customer codes
  • Follow up customer for the completed form
  • Request trade references and a credit report; print out when the form has been returned
  • When the relevant details are obtained pass the file on to MD so credit limit can be agreed
  • Writing to client confirming terms of credit
  • Other Responsibilities:
  • Banking duties – making payments to suppliers when needed
  • Update information spreadsheet
  • Post out things in the postal tray
  • Any other accounting task, including admin, that needs undertaking


Any other relevant comments:        

  • You will be expected to embrace the core values of the organisation with utmost professionalism, flexibility and teamwork and to adhere to company rules and values.
  • You will be expected to contribute to the enhancement and reputation of the organisation
  • Should the need arise to be able to work from home

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Job Detail
  • Offered Salary£15,000 - £25,000
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