Credit Controller (part-time)

PART-TIME ROLEHere we have a rare c.20 hour/week part-time Credit Control /Accounts Assistant opportunity with total flexibility over days/hours worked, i.e. normal hours over 3 days (any 3) or shorter working hours over 4 or 5 days, whatever works best for you.This role could suit someone wishing to reduce their committed weekly working hours from full-time to part-time, a parent looking to balance work with childcare or someone with part-time commitments elsewhere looking to take on supplementary role.We are supporting one of our Birmingham based clients in recruiting a brand new Credit Control role to join their small, close nit and friendly Finance team during a period of impressive growth for the business, the business operates in the engineering and supply field so the successful candidate is likely to have gained their experience in a industrial related sector – manufacturing, production, distribution, supply chain etc.As the Credit Controller/Accounts Assistant you will assume responsibility of all client accounts, working closely with senior management, sales teams and operations to drive financial performance and working relations with customers. You will pick up banking and purchase invoice duties for the business.You will oversee a consistent plan to control and reduce overdue/bad debt, devise strategies to control problematic customers and have the full authority to place a stop order when required, if agreed thresholds have been breached.You will highlight higher risk accounts to management and look to streamline processes with the aim of a consistent reduction in debtor days.The employees in this business clearly all work extremely well together, are supportive and have subsequently developed a noticeably pleasant working environment. They tend to cover for each other so whilst this role is primarily concerned with credit control, it is hoped the successful candidate sees themselves as a team player would have some previous experience or equally, be happy to be cross-trained in other transnational areas of Finance so as to offer cover if ever required.Salary is pro rata