Credit Officer

Job title : Credit Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Candace Page
Contact email : Cpage@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : RC324
Our Client
Our client is a highly regarded employer, both from a professional and cultural perspective. 

A successfully run Australian, family owned business they are growing and as such seeking a candidate to join their team in a full time permanent Accounts Receivable position.

Please note - If you have 1-2 years experience, they are very open to the idea of training and developing your skillset further. Should you have 5-10 years experience they are also open to an experienced professional to jump in to a new working environment and will also support in your learnings, growth and development as you wish. 

Key Responsibilities
Reporting into an experienced well respected Manager, you will be responsible for but not limited to;

• Opening new accounts
• Protecting the company from trading with customers that are unacceptable risks
• Approve the opening of accounts in a timely manner and as a priority
• Ownership of a debtors ledger
• Set, monitor and updates customer credit limits
• Negotiating and managing payments and schedules
• Making and receiving high volume inbound/outbound calls (including collection calls)
• Working closely with the branch to resolve account queries
• Liaise with branch managers on late payments and trading extensions
• Record and follow up dishonored payments/declines and investigate 
• Identify slow, delinquent and potential bad debts
• Initiate debt recover procedures, including recommending legal action
• Keeps debtor records and account status codes up to date
• Make Managers aware of any high risk/concerning customers
• Review and investigate any high risk or concerning customers referred by Managers

The ideal candidate
  • An established skill set in Accounts Receivable/Credit is highly desirable however if you are new to the industry and have a great attitude, then we would love to hear from you!
  • Prior experience using a large ERP system is advantageous
  • You will ideally have a confident personality that enjoys speaking to key customers.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Having a minimum of 5 years experience, and ideally within a medium to large working environment. 
Benefits
  • Regular celebratory lunches and morning teas
  • Report into a well respected manager who has a deep understanding of the business and Credit Department
  • Convenient location with parking on site
  • Cross training offered along with other learnings to support career growth
How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the link provided. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, contact Candace Page via email with a copy of your most current resume. Cpage@sharpandcarter.com.au