Trainee Credit Controller

ABOUT COBA:

COBA’s vision is to be a caring organisation that grows with our people. Our COBA group of companies also operate in other sectors across Europe and Africa; this vacancy is within COBA International Limited, based in Fleckney, Leicestershire.

HOURS OF WORK:

  • Monday – Thursday: 08:30 – 17:00, Friday: 08:30 – 16:00 (39 hours per week)

TRAINEE CREDIT CONTROLLER – KEY DUTIES:

  • General credit control, including ensuring customers pay OTIF in order to achieve DSO
  • Communicating pro-actively with customers to ensure they are paying on time and in full
  • Manage the dunning process (Debtor letters) in accordance to the Credit Policy
  • Blocking/unblocking customers credit accounts in line with the credit policy and communicating this in a prompt manner to the customer and internal departments
  • Issuing of invoices and monthly statements
  • Use system notepads to record all communications and logging of queries.
  • Ensure debit notes and invoice queries are logged and fast tracked through the system to ensure a first class service is provided to the customer
  • Ensuring that the customer’s credit limits are sufficient to cover trading levels, and communicating potential restrictions to the Group Credit Manager
  • Set up the IFS Financial element for a new customer and administer any changes to customer details
  • Administrate customers payments made by credit /debit card and allocating receipts to customer invoices and releasing orders once customer payment is received
  • Assist in preparing Month end reporting for Group Credit Manager. Including Aged Debt Analysis, Credit Note Reports, Debit Note Provision
  • Update cash books daily and accurately allocate/ match receipts to customer invoices
  • Liaise with customer any discrepancies with a remittance not matching payments
  • Ensure that accounts are kept tidy by matching CUPOA (Customer Payment on Account) receipts, credit invoices to debit notes, etc.

TRAINEE CREDIT CONTROLLER – REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

  • Educated to ‘A’ level standard or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Experience within a finance department
  • Experience of using a recognised ERP package would be an advantage and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is essential

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR THE COBA GROUP:

At COBA we take pride in our commitment to the rewards and benefits we offer our ever-growing family.

We frequently evaluate that our offering reflects our core values and provides job satisfaction.

A healthy work life balance is close to our hearts, with onsite facilities, including a gym and a subsidised café to help you to stay fit and eat healthily.

Sound good? Please submit your application here.