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Divisional Credit Controller

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 30/06/2021

Job Description

There is an opportunity within the finance team based in Shoreham for a Divisional Credit Controller to maximise customer cash collections for Ricardo’s Automotive & Industrial business which has a global customer base. This role is integral to the division and is responsible for contacting customers to collect outstanding receivables, monitor and track customer responses and liaise internally with project managers regarding invoice queries.

Principal Responsibilities

 

Liaise with customers and project managers to maximise cash collection in accordance with contractual payment terms and proactively address invoice queries, to minimise payment delays and meet working capital and cashflow targets
Review and maintain aged receivables reports for a number of entities that contract with customers, and produce detailed records of client chasing activity
Attend weekly internal review meetings on status of collections and billing
Support and provide input into the production of weekly divisional cashflow forecasts
Prepare for weekly updates to senior management on progress of cash collections
Produce monthly doubtful debt provision analysis

Person Specification

Proven experience in credit control, preferably with a track record of success with an international customer base
Driven and confident in dealing with customers to build strong relationships
Attention to detail and ability to work autonomously to proactively resolve invoice queries and payment delays
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Advanced Excel skills is preferable
SAP experience is desirable
Already possesses, currently studying or willing to study a recognised credit control qualification (e.g. AICM/MICM)