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Interim Credit Controller

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Interim

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    info@cobaltrecruitment.com

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  • Job ref:

    JN -122020-72154_1607090204

  • Published:

    04 December 2020

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    02 February 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP or up to 2 weeks

Job Purpose:

  • Collect and analysis financial information with tenants, in conjunction with the property, legal and finance team

  • Discuss and negotiate potential payment plan arrangements with tenants, either alone or with Property colleagues

  • Ownership of process for documenting these plans by way of lease side letters and direct debit agreements

  • Liaison with Finance colleagues in taking responsibility for monitoring the effectiveness of these payment plans to reduce arrears for the first quarter in 2021

  • Operation of the companies credit control policy where applicable to achieve this, taking into account the legal restrictions in place nationwide as a result of the pandemic

  • Provide relevant management accounting information in respect of income and trade debtors

  • Update records accurately and promptly in the finance system relating to contractual changes such as incoming and outgoing customers or for those who relocate internally

As part of this bespoke contract there will be the requirement to undertake the following:

Accounting

  • The finance system accurately reflects the impact of payment plans agreed.

  • Management reports are produced on an accurate and timely basis for month-end debtors and receipts against those year to date

  • Any other bespoke management information is produced as and when required, including relevant commentary and status updates

Credit Control

  • Collect and analyse financial information received from tenants, working closely in conjunction with the property, legal and finance team but taking ownership for the overall progression of this exercise

  • Discuss and negotiate potential payment plan arrangements with tenants, either alone or with colleagues from the property team

  • Own the process of documenting these plans by way of lease side letters and direct debit agreements, working with colleagues from the legal and property teams

  • Liaise with colleagues in the finance team to monitor the effectiveness of these payment plans to reduce arrears

  • Operate an approved credit control policy where applicable to achieve this, taking into account current legal restrictions in place as a result of the pandemic

Finance System

  • Assist as required with updating all relevant details for new or existing customer profiles to enable accurate billing in accordance with leases, short-term licences or other legal agreements in connection with this bespoke, short-term assignment.

Required Experience:

  • Experienced credit controller, with formal financial qualifications (e.g. ACCA / CIMA, or having completed AAT

  • Experience of working in commercial property highly desirable

  • Experience of working with the Qube property management and general ledger system highly desirable

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