Overview

Purpose of Job

Under the general guidance of the Group Financial Controller, the Credit Controller is responsible for the credit control division especially involved in chasing late payments from suppliers and customers.

Core Tasks

  • Administer the credit control division of the Group;
  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner as per the Group’s policy;
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, e-mail or other means as deemed appropriate;
  • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity;
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller and Directors when handling disputed bills and negotiating terms of payments;
  • Provide prompt and accurate responses to enquiries by both clients and internal stakeholders;
  • Providing ad-hoc and standard periodic reporting according to necessities;
  • Update client accounting records;
  • Processing and posting of payments;
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required;
  • Other postings in the accounting system;
  • Assist the Finance Department according to exigencies;
  • Liaising with non-Finance internal stakeholders, ascertaining data accuracy and service efficacy;
  • Assign duties to the respective personnel according to exigencies, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the division;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Education & Experience

  • At least an A-level standard of education preferably in Accounts
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a credit control department

Employee Attributes

  • A good knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting practices;
  • Good command of both English and Italian language;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Applications mostly Excel and Word;
  • Confident and assertive when dealing with debtors whilst maintaining a good, professional relationship;
  • A team player with a willingness to assist others and learn new tasks;
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and organisational skills.