Job description

Well Established Irish Company located on the West of Dublin are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant / Credit Controller to join their Finance Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Chasing debt by telephone and email
  • Allocating payments in accordance with customer remittances.
  • Reconcile VIS and cash transactions
  • Processing and generating monthly statements and reminder letters if necessary.
  • Liaising with the customer service and accounts teams to resolve outstanding queries.
  • Ensuring that all major accounts operate within agreed terms.
  • Daily and month end reporting and account reconciliations.
  • Investigating and resolving queries in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Working to strict weekly, monthly and annually collections targets.
  • Reducing debtor days and working capital requirement.
  • Liaising with the finance department re bank reconciliation, management accounts and annual accounts functions.

Requirements:

  • EssentialMust have at least 2-3 years’ experience in credit control
  • Excellent communications skills / ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
  • Negotiating / calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations
  • Ability to reconcile complex accounts and have excellent attention to detail / create, collect and research information/data.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office and accounting software programmes
  • Ability to meet deadlines / prioritise and plans work activities, use time efficiently, set goals and objectives.
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyse information accurately, develops alternative solutions if/where applicable.
  • Display willingness to make decisions on own initiative, display sound and accurate judgment, support and explain reasoning for decisions, include appropriate people in decision-making process, make timely decisions.