Interim Credit Control Manager

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Interim Credit Control Manager Ref: PHS9087.

Organisation: Leading provider of IT products and solutions

Requires: Interim Credit Control Manager

Reporting to: Head of Finance

Responsible for:
  • Accounts Receivable department of 46 people
  • Controlling workflow and ensuring effective collection of outstanding debt to minimise level of bad debt
Key Tasks:
  1. To ensure the department runs effectively and efficiently to maintain service levels and minimise debt risk.
  2. Review workload of Team Leaders to ensure staffing levels are appropriate to achieve the desired result and review performance against plan.
  3. Management of c .£0.8m credit control budget. The current Sales Ledger value ranges between £37m to £50m.
  4. Regularly review the activities and functions of the sales ledger and Collections sections.
  5. Analyse and recommend corrective action for problems affecting payment.
  6. Weekly and period reporting reviewed for accuracy, produced within specified time-scales and potential areas of concern are highlighted prior to distribution to Exec and Finance Directors.
  7. Ensure Sales Ledger movements reconcile with General Ledger each period
  8. Review applications for credit, assess credit worthiness and once satisfied, grant appropriate credit facilities within agreed authority level.
  9. Ensure the effective collection of debt with the minimum cost to the business whilst upholding the customer service policies.
  10. Ensure invoices and credit notes are produced on a daily basis.
  11. Regularly review unallocated cash balances to ensure their legitimacy.
  12. Conduct credit 'health checks' on external companies, and make appropriate recommendations as to their credit worthiness when requested.
  13. Oversee the period end routines to ensure the successful closedown of Sales Ledger.
Candidate requirements:
  1. Must a detailed understanding and experience of credit control
  2. A qualified accountant with a "hands" on approach .
  3. Excellent man management and communication skills

Location: Bury

Duration: 1 - 3 months

Start date: ASAP

Daily Rate: £350 - £450 plus expenses

Credit Control Manager

If you are suitable, available and an interim manager registered with us, please email me:

  1. A short synopsis of yourself (assignment targeted profile and bullet points of relevant experience, 10 to 20 lines)
  2. An up to date CV
  3. Minimum daily rate
  4. Contact details of two referees