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Credit Controller/Accounts Administrator


  • Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
  • Location: Ellesmere Port
  • Contract: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Credit Controller/Accounts Administrator to join a leading provider of products to the healthcare, hospitality, and education sectors. The Credit Controller/Accounts Administrator will be responsible for both credit control duties and accounts administration more broadly, playing a vital role in the operation of the company.
The successful candidate will have at least 3-4 years’ experience as a Credit Controller ideally within the construction industry, with knowledge working with Sage 50, as well as more general accounts administration experience. In return, the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package.
Key Responsibilities:

Acting as Accounts and Credit Controller for the business, responsible for calling clients and invoicing, chasing payments, inputting sales invoices, purchase invoices, and using Sage 50.
Managing VAT returns using digital submission (click and submit)
Posting cash statements onto Sage
Looking after the sales and purchase ledgers including payment to suppliers
Allocating credit card statements and posting onto Sage.
Processing of wages and submitting to external payroll agency via spreadsheet, including management of CIS deductions.
Completion of timesheets and submission to external agency including accurate CIS deductions
Vetting new customers via Credit Safe
Liaising with Accounts Manager and other departments.
Undertaking other administration duties as and when required.
Role may expand in the future to include banking.

Essential Skills and Experience:

3-4 years’ experience of credit control
Experience within the construction industry is desirable, including knowledge of CIS deductions and knowledge of reverse charge VAT
Good working knowledge of Sage 50, as you will be required to use it immediately and without training.
A knowledge of domestic reverse charge VAT would be desirable
Excellent communications skills, with experience operating as part of a team and dealing with a wide range of stakeholders.
Good attention to detail, with an organised and streamlined approach.
Good knowledge of Excel and Microsoft suite

KEYWORDS: credit control, finance, accounts, Sage, ledger, invoices, payments, VAT
Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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