Credit Controller

1 month ago

Ref: 561

Role: Credit Controller

Salary: £23,400 + bonus

Located: Nottingham

Hours:- Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm. 

Our client is looking for a credit controller will be responsible for ensuring that debt owed to both the company and clients remains at a minimum.

The role: 

  • Pursue arrears and bad debt across all areas of the business ensuring that debt remains at a minimum and within set KPIs. This will include (but not be limited to) rent arrears, tenant recharges, payment for maintenance work).
  • Negotiate, implement, and monitor payment plans.
  • Issue Money Claims.
  • Instigate and monitor claims under Rent and Legal policies.
  • Issue copy invoices and reminders where required.
  • Answer telephone calls and monitor the credit control emails, responding to all queries in a timely manner.
  • Monitor each account to ensure it is swiftly moved to the next stage of the Credit control procedure.
  • Update the in-house systems accordingly.
  • Instruct solicitors and external debt recovery agents for debt recovery and court action where required.
  • Maintain relationships with relevant companies (solicitors / debt collection / tracing agents) and source new contacts if required.
  • Deal with legal proceedings and possession notices.
  • Liaise with tenants, landlords, clients, and colleagues as necessary.
  • Notify clients of non-payment and advise of suitable courses of action.
  • Collate and distribute weekly client reports as per the Client requirements.
  • Monitor regulatory changes in your area and suggest process adaptions where required to remain compliant.
  • Effective diary and task management.
  • Support other members of the PRS department where necessary and to cover holidays etc.
  • Be part of an active staff team and adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Any other relevant duties as required. 

The successful candidate: 

  • At least 1 years’ experience in a debt recovery / credit control role
  • An understanding of the possession process and debt recovery routes available
  • The ability to think outside the box whilst remaining compliant at all times
  • Proficiency in Maths, literacy, and the use of Microsoft office programmes
  • Confidence when it comes to dealing with difficult conversations.
  • Experience of working to deadlines, problem solving and multi-tasking
  • Good communication skills, in writing and in person
  • The ability to prioritise tasks
  • A passion for getting the detail right every time
  • A genuine desire to keep learning through training and development.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and everything it takes to successfully complete pre-employment screening
  • Experience in a lettings/property management environment desirable.
  • A flexible attitude to work
  • Experience in complaint handling desirable
Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

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