Posted on: 21/07/2021

Job type: Temporary/Contract

Sector: Industry and Manufacturing

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An initial 6 month Fixed Term Contract for a Credit Controller but with a strong possibility of going permanent

Morgan Philips are working with a Edinburgh based Technology business to recruit a Credit Controller initially on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract. The role has been created due to recent growth experienced within the company and will likely be made permanent for the right candidate.

The role will initially work fully from home but will then look to move toward a hybrid working pattern with 2 or possibly 3 days in the office per week.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Contact debtors through calls, emails or letters to notify them of outstanding invoice
  • Conduct negotiations with debtors to fix terms and conditions for payment of receivables
  • Maintain regular contact with clients to ensure proper management of debt
  • Ensure cash and debtor targets are met
  • Evaluate the credit status of clients to identify debtors and credit level
  • Assist customers in setting up a credit control system that allows for periodic debt repayment
  • Handle internal issues and ensure timely payment to creditors
  • Conduct business operations in compliance with standard policies and regulations
  • Maintain proper records of client accounts and purchasing activities
  • Monitor payment history to identify changes in reparation and take necessary actions
  • Conduct monthly reconciliation of debtor ledger accounts
  • Recommendations and advice on queries regarding accounts receivable
  • Commence legal action against debtors in event of halted payment
  • Propose irrecoverable debts to be written off or they may employ strategies to recover receivables in cases of debtor bankruptcy
  • ​Involvement in Projects as and when required

Background and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years working in a credit control environment.
  • Intermediate MS Word and Excel skills.
  • Experience of implementing and following procedures.
  • Numerate, with good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills – able to communicate to internal and external customers in a professional manner.
  • Planning and organisational skills; able to establish efficient and appropriate plans for self and others and adapt quickly and effectively to unexpected changes whilst still ensuring objectives are met.
  • Customer service; understands and responds to customer needs (internal and external) and exceeds expectations where possible.
  • Communication and team working; works co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal and communicates information in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
  • Problem solving and decision making; analyses information appropriately in order to find best solutions and takes a balanced view to reach logical conclusions and make relevant decisions.
  • Commercial and organisational focus; demonstrates understanding of overall business and commercial issues facing company.
  • Commitment to results; is committed to obtaining results through taking responsibility, demonstrating a positive attitude and ensuring quality is built into work

For more information on this opportunity please contact Graeme Bruce.

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Morgan Philips Group and is a leading provider of recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Graeme Bruce
+44 131 555 9859
Morgan Philips
1 Lochrin Square 92 Fountainbridge
EH3 9QA Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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