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Brand: Ascential Group
Job function: Finance
Job type: Perm Full Time
Location: London, UK
Salary: Competitive Market Rate Salary
Job ref: R2658

We're looking for a Italian speaking Credit Controller to join our team in London. This role would be ideally suited to someone who has started their career in Credit Controller and is looking to take the next step. You will be collecting receivables across the WGSN & EDGE ledgers and to ensure continual improvement of cash collections and DSO. Customer base is highly international, with Ascential offices spread out across the world.
The role will involve chasing debt across the UK, Italy, France, Germany, Austria & Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve monthly cash collection targets by actively chasing customers via phone & e-mail based on set criteria
  • Reduce 60 days plus aged debt
  • Follow company chasing cycles and actively chase customers via phone
  • Follow up of Top 30 customers weekly
  • Reduce DSO by managing monthly pre-stop report & issuing recommendations
  • Reconcile and process all Credit Cards & Direct Debits
  • Place queried invoices in dispute and coordinate query resolution with business units
  • Perform month end activities (i.e.) referring accounts to legal, switching off accesses, ensure all credit cards have been charged and submitting balance adjustments to the sales ledger team
  • Ensure that high level of customer service is maintained
  • Prepare legal paperwork
  • Ensure small balances are promptly written-off

Your Experience

  • Previous Credit Control experience a must
  • Basic excel skills (V-Look up/pivot tables required)
  • You are self-motivated, proactive and are driven to improve and succeed
  • You appreciate owning responsibilities, have pride in your work and are committed to hold yourself accountable to the highest standards
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Italian communication skills

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Collections Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Season ticket loans

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.

About Ascential

Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.

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