Credit Control Assistant

Posted 06 June 2024
Salary £11.95 - £14.55 per annum
Job type Contract
Discipline Finance
Contact NameEsther Sapsted

Job description

Credit & Collections Assistant - Manchester (Hybrid Working - £11.95 - £14.55 ph - 6 month contract with possibility to go permanent

My client in Manchester is looking for a Credit & Collections member to join their finance team with responsibility for administering accurate collection processes. You will be given responsibility for collecting and allocating cash receipts for the Manchester FMS business. You will ensure that the customer ledger is accurate; outstanding debtor balances are chased on time with repeated follow-ups; key business partners are kept up to date with debt status, trends identify and escalate issues/concerns where necessary. This role would also expect you to highlight, suggest and implement process improvements within the Accounts Receivable department.


  • To process A/R Cash Receipts
  • Make regular contact with customers to ensure timely payment of invoices, logging all contact on appropriate internal systems
  • Liaise with internal sales colleagues where appropriate
  • To prepare accounts receivable reports as required by local management
  • To prepare Accounts Receivable Watchlists for month end/quarter end reporting purposes
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager

Skills and experience required:

  • Adept at exercising good judgement (sometimes with incomplete information) whilst being constrained by tight deadlines (Timely Decision Making)
  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks (Informing)
  • Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs (Process management)
  • Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities (Drive for results)
  • Is a consummate networker who can initiate relationships within and between organisations that leverage the strengths and capabilities of all parties (Organisational agility)
  • Strategically plans ways to demonstrate superior customer service for business stakeholders (Customer Focus)


  • Previous credit control experience
  • Experience with dealing with Sales & Customer queries

If you are available to commit to a contract, live locally in Manchester and have credit control experience then please apply!