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Credit Control & Finance Assistant

Ref code: SUK99099809
£26k - 29k per year
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Hybrid Working

SF Recruitment have partnered with a successful business based in Central Derby who are looking for a Permanent Credit Control & Finance Assistant to join a small and welcoming team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the collection of debts by telephone and email
  • Monitor accounts receivables on a daily basis 
  • Opening new clients accounts, ensuring all account details on the all systems are correct and up to date
  • Be responsible for setting credit limits and payment terms
  • Ensuring all clients are credit checked before terms agreed
  • Processing statements on a fortnightly basis
  • Be responsible for implementing/initiating legal proceedings for clients defaulting on payments
  • To develop and implement loss prevention/retention programs
  • To manage claims for insured/uninsured losses
  • Secure and maintain credit checking facilities at most reasonable cost
  • Secure and maintain adequate insurance coverage at most reasonable cost
  • Make sure there are credit and insurance limits for new accounts
  • Maintain Insurance spreadsheet for low credit limits to establish discretionary rates
  • CIS and CCS reports monthly, collate information prepare and send
  • Generating invoices/credit notes and entering them on the system
  • Chase PO Numbers, ensure PO number are uploaded on system and invoices are generated with the correct PO numbers
  • Open New Limited Companies on the system
  • Collate all information to set up Companies
  • Additional administration duties
  • Assisting and cover holiday leave for the Finance Manager when required


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills - ability to work under own initiative, prioritise, and be accountable for own workload
  • Reliable and dependable, including excellent time management
  • Customer-focused, with a polite, helpful, and professional telephone manner
  • Self-motivated
  • Resilient and determined
  • Team player
  • Adaptable, and willing to embrace change
  • Hardworking / Flexible attitude towards working hours

Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 2 years Credit control and Finance experience
  • Knowledge of Excel/Office/SAGE

If you are looking for a varied and exciting new role in the local Derby area, and you come from a Credit Control/Finance background, please apply for immediate consideration. There is an attractive package on offer, along with hybrid working options.

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