Credit Assessor -

Credit Assessor

| Job ID: ATCREDIT/ASS | £14000 - £15000 per annum

Description:

An opportunity has arisen whereby my client is seeking to recruit an experienced Credit Assessor who will work as the link between customers, Sales & Finance. The purpose of this role is to set up new customer accounts, assess the credit worthiness of existing accounts and review the risk to the client to allow customers to trade.

An opportunity has arisen whereby my client is seeking to recruit an experienced Credit Assessor who will work as the link between customers, Sales & Finance. The purpose of this role is to set up new customer accounts, assess the credit worthiness of existing accounts and review the risk to the client to allow customers to trade. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate skills and experience in a broad range of admin tasks with the ability to work accurately with close attention to detail.

Good communication skills are essential, as you will be dealing with a wide range of staff and external customers and the ability to work as an effective team member will also be an important criteria.

Responsibilities:

• Setting up new accounts

• Performing credit reviews, to identify risk and opportunities for growth

• Raising invoices /credit / debit notes and entering onto our internal system

• Maintaining the integrity of customer accounts and responding to change

• Negotiating with Sales / Customers to establish tri party leasing deals and ad hoc payment terms

• Actioning / Maintaining out of date accounts

• Communicating with the customer base, including making / receiving telephone calls, sending letters and managing email traffic

• Understanding and applying the clients Credit and Collections Policies, and mitigating risk to the business

• Building strong relationships with stakeholders in Sales, Customer Service and Accounts Payable to ensure that communications and relations between the departments are effective

• Maintaining Service Level Agreements with both external and internal customers

• Managing the Oracle / Softco database and ensuring all customer contact details are correct and up to date

• Processing customer payments

• Ensuring Accounts Receivable Department is adequately covered at all times

• Any other duties deemed appropriate for the department

Essential Requirements:

• A proven track record of building relationships as a Credit Assessor or a similar role

• Ability to influence and negotiate at all levels in order to mitigate risk to the client

• Attention to detail – able to analyse and interpret data and present back to a varied audience

• Organisation skills – able to plan and prioritise time to deal with conflicting priorities

• Computer literate, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word

The role offers a great working environment in a very warm and friendly office. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment. You will be proactive and possess a keen eye for detail

If you are interested please send your CV to commercial@cumminsmellor.co.uk.