• Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £18966 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ruth Tennent

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


The Recruitment Crowd are currently looking for an Accounts Controller based in Southampton.
The Branch Accounts Controller will be part of the Credit Control Team based in a branch dealing with typically high volume, low value clients. This role with have a dual reporting line into both the Customer Service Team Leader and Credit Control Manager.
Main Responsibilities

  • Working as a key part of a medium sized team to effectively maximise cash collections from clients via telephone,fax,email and internal/external meetings.
  • Minimise over 60 days debt by effectively managing collection activity and account issues in a targeted and methodical manner.
  • Maintain an up to date AR by ensuring unallocated cash, refunds,write off's and general housekeeping activities are completely in a timely fashion
  • To achieve our working capital targets; Cash Collection, Aged Debt and ultimately DBO/DSO
  • Ensure our credit control systems remains up to date and accurately reflects activity and, or, the status of invoices
  • To deal with customer enquiries/disputes and liaise with the Sales Team and Branches to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Provide management with information on collection activity when required
  • Aiding in the processing of payments from customers, including cheque and credit card payments and any other Data Entry that is needed for example client portals
  • To chase order numbers and any other duties associated with reducing debtors days


  • Must be able to maintain good customer relations at all times
  • Proven commercial credit control skills at medium to large companies
  • Strong computer literacy skills including MS Office applications or similar
  • GSCE Maths and English or equivalent
  • To be methodical when performing daily tasks. Thereby ensuring the branches compliance with SK procedures and legislation
  • Conveys an image which represents the client, their role, and the core values

20 hours per week,Part time.
£18,966 per year.

If interested please apply today.