Accounts Clerk for Credit Control

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    London, England

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    Marcelle Djouhassi

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is currently looking for an Accounts Clerk (Credit Control) - Residential business line.
The Residential Management team is responsible for the management of c.2,400 properties, throughout the UK. The team manages the properties for investors, owners and occupiers working to maximise the physical and economic potential of clients' assets. The Residential Accounts Department (not to be confused with the Company's finance department) provides a dedicated accounts management service managing £35 million of rental income per annum.

A credit controller is required to join the accounts team of two to assist with tenant rent arrears and client fee collection.

What this job involves
*Working within the accounts team as the sole credit controller using dedicated software for client account information.
*Ensuring that client rent collection targets are met and that accurate and timely reporting in accordance with agreed client deliverables are sent to external and internal clients
*Tenancy arrears
*Agency arrears
*Portfolio & Receivership arrears
*Aged debt reporting
*Chase tenants and landlords proactively by telephone, fax, email, or letter to recover outstanding sums, and record all communication on the relevant accounting system
*Have regular meetings with the accounts team and clients providing comments on arrears
*Prepare and verify reports to clients in the agreed formats to the defined timescales
*Liaise with team's and provide information of allocation on funds
*Monitor collection rates and historic arrears to ensure that all management agreement targets are met
*Resolve tenant and client queries
*Ad-hoc duties
*At least 1-2 years credit control experience
*High degree of computer/systems literacy
*Excellent communication skills
*Diplomatic in resolution of issues with third parties
*Committed to improving client service levels