Current Vacancies

Credit Control Assistant (maternity cover - 10 month contract) - Cambridge

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sales Ledger maintenance, liaising regularly with internal teams – client accounts, billings teams & purchase ledger to reconcile discrepancies, overpayments, underpayments and credit balances in a timely manor
  • Processing refunds and investigating payment queries promptly (high volume)
  • Chasing overdue debtors by letter, telephone, and e-mail
  • Manage all aspects of outstanding invoicing to reduce the overdue debts, resolving client disputes, administer write off notifications
  • Production and posting of weekly debtor letters in accordance with Savills credit control policy
  • Maintain constant communication with the Fee Earners concerning problem debtors
  • Maintenance of daily debtor reporting and updating system notes to ensure that information may be obtained for:

- monthly board reporting
- monthly debt provisioning
- reporting on overdue debts at the end of each month to Credit Manager/Finance Manager/Divisional Business Director/Savills Offices

  • Provide business ad hoc reporting on demand using excel

Candidate Profile:

  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • IT literate with good Excel and word skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Ability to develop understanding of business so credit control policies can be applied appropriately
  • Basic understanding of VAT and good accounts knowledge
  • Solid excel skills, ability to use VLOOKUPS, SUMIFS and PIVOTS is preferred
  • Strong analytical, investigation skills and a good understanding of debits & credits is preferred
  • Ability to follow a ledger reconciliation through to its conclusion & resolve
  • Previous credit control experience chasing debts from corporate and private clients
  • Awareness of litigation process of debt collection.

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Clair Blackmore

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.



Key contacts

Clair Blackmore

Clair Blackmore

Reporting Finance Manager

Savills Cambridge

+44 (0) 1223 347 104

+44 (0) 1223 347 104