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German Speaking Credit Controller

Job Title: German Speaking Credit Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £16 - £19 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: On-going
REF: CCGerman_1547040648
Contact Name: Lily Prosser
Contact Email: lily@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTION

To monitor and control the credit extension, collection and payment activities of assigned accounts to ensure customer orders are serviced in a timely and efficient manner while maximizing collection efforts to improve cash flow.

To gather and analyze data and prepare financial reports for management.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that customers pay amounts owed to the company on the due date, including the speedy resolutions of any queries or claims in liaison with the customer services team.
  • To ensure compliance with the company credit policy, business processes and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • To review financial information, credit reports, customer pay history, etc. To recommend appropriate credit limits for assigned accounts.
  • To allocate and bank all cash received into the business on a regular basis.
  • To maintain the customer master data.
  • To gather quantifying data and generate reports to assist in collections and identifying problem areas.
  • To prepare periodic and ad-hoc reporting for management, as requested.
  • To identify and recommend opportunities for improvement in existing procedures and processes consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • To provide support and analysis for special projects, as needed.
  • To perform other duties as required / assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in busy credit control department
  • Fluent German and English
  • SAP and Excel
  • Good analytical ability
  • Works well under pressure, follows through on commitments and meets deadlines
  • Well organized and able to manage priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team player