Credit Administrator

Saunders Lynn and Company

Reporting to FC in this busy role, you require diplomacy, a firm hand and great negotiation skills. Experienced Debtors person who can get it done

  • Control all aspects of accounts receivable
  • Great culture and team environment
  • Have a velvet glove with great customer service attitude and skills

One of Australia’s leading suppliers to the building, architecture and interior design industry is looking for a highly proactive and polished person to work closely with the finance, customer service and sales teams to manage and co-ordinate the Accounts Receivable function.  

What is in it for you?
You have modern offices and the tools you need to get your job done.  You are part of a friendly and professional team with an incentive scheme that the whole team, including you benefits from - this is a "one team" culture.  

You will be accountable to:

  • Approve new account customer applications after checking credit reports and/or obtaining necessary trade references
  • Maintain customer files and customer master database 
  • Setup, maintain and update customer pricing and discounts in customer files 
  • Management of credit insurance policy including: credit limit applications, claims lodged, and liaison as required
  • Oversight, support and back up to states’ debtors control management, including follow up of outstanding invoices for customers on a daily basis and ensure all clients have been contacted within the week
  • Investigate credit requests and process in the ERP system as required
  • Assist with daily Bank Reconciliations
  • Reconcile the debtor’s ledger and write off minor amounts not collectable
  • Prepare monthly statements and reporting
The velvet glove approach:
  • A firm but flexible attitude towards customers, to ensure both needs are met: We get paid and they can still receive product wherever possible
  • Prepare letters of demand and final demand letters as required
  • Liaison with solicitors with relation to debt collection
  • In charge of state credit control meetings
  • Work closely with Customer Service team to assist customers who are placed on hold (using a firm but friendly approach)
  • Investigate credit requests and process in the ERP system as required
  • Assist with daily Bank Reconciliations
  • Reconcile the debtor’s ledger and write off minor amounts not collectable
  • Prepare monthly statements and reporting
  • Provide superior customer service to all clients both internal and external
You will ideally have:
  • Industry experience (Building Industry;plumbing, electrical, flooring, kitchens or similar)
  • Have worked as member of a corporate finance team prior
  • Use of Oracle is an advantage, but not necessary
  • Experienced in following finance and auditing rules
  • Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship and the right to work in Australia
Saunders Lynn and Co is dedicated to servicing the needs of the architectural and construction products industry. All applications are treated in strict confidence; please apply online using the web link below. To find out more about this career opportunity, please contact Kerri or Dawn on (02) 9002 3009. Please quote the Assignment DB/318100