Senior Credit Controller, Advertising, Central London, 24k

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Job Description:

Our client, a large Advertising Business based in Central London, is seeking an experienced Senior Credit Controller to join their team on a temporary basis.


* Conduct review of business circumstances around credit control function & advise on ideal future solution in terms of personnel, systems, processes and tasks.
* Devise and implement action plan to transition towards identified credit control solution.
* Work with sales and operations staff to improve quality of information capture used for billing.
* Manage and forge relationships with key people at media agency customers to improve monthly outcomes around billing and collections.
* Review current status of debtor book, isolate problem areas, plan appropriate remedial actions and carry out actions plans.
* Deliver consistent monthly reporting of key debtor information to key personnel in the business.
* Review and redesign process for accurate forecasting of future receipts.
* Review credit worthiness of habitual bad payers & make recommendations on future credit terms or if we should cease to do business.
* Work with AR manager to deliver day to day credit control tasks (e.g statement generation, cash allocation etc).
* Monthly AR reconciliations.

Preferred Skills:


* Media background with good knowledge and experience of the industry
* Minimum five years' experience in a similar role.
* Experience of shaping & organising the day to day activities of a credit control function.
* Experience of using Microsoft Navision an advantage
* Good Excel skills (comfortable with extracting information from finance systems and reformatting/manipulating in Excel, as well as Vlookups, Sum ifs etc).
* Experience of liaising with internal stakeholders and external customers.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
* Self-motivated, happy to use their own initiative.


If you feel you have the skills and experience to perform this role and are available immediately, please send your CV today.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted