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Credit Control Job Description

The Credit Controller is responsible for managing the debts of a business.  A Credit Controller oversees all debts owed to a company from existing creditors and manages new requests for credit.

In most instances, the Credit Controller reports in to the company accountant and liaises closely with them to deliver an accurate and efficient credit control service.  This role requires building and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure the smooth running of accounts.

The day-to-day duties of the Credit Controller are varied and include managing the debts of creditors, ensuring timely payments are made, processing incoming funds, reconciling invoices, resolving account queries and managing debt recovery.

A Credit Controller is also involved in evaluating new credit requests, including checking credit ratings, deciding whether to allow credit to a debtor and advising on credit limits.  The Credit Controller is a key figure in supporting the financial function of a business.

Outlined below are a number of standard duties that this job role entails.  Tailored job descriptions are prepared for each vacancy registered with Accountancy Recruit and specific responsibilities that relate to your business will be included.

Key responsibilities:

A Credit Controller’s daily duties may include the following activities:

The Ideal Candidate:

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