Finance Assistant, Credit Control

Coventry, United Kingdom
£20,284.00 - £24,040.00 Per Annum
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 23/09/2018
Faculty / School or Service Finance
Salary £20,284.00 - £24,040.00 Per Annum


As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.

Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

Coventry University is a forward-looking modern University. With a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on multidisciplinary research, the University has established a robust academic presence regionally, nationally and across the world.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced credit controller to join the busy Credit Control team based within Financial Operations. The Credit Control team manage debt recovery for Coventry University and subsidiaries involving collections from both student and commercial clients. The post holder will be required to manage debts using effective credit control methods and adopting a proactive approach. The post holder will be required to utilise the finance system to produce debt reports to identify overdue debts and to use the finance system to record notes and evidence for all debt chase activity so that a clear audit trail can be seen.

Understanding and following Coventry University policy will also be an important part of the role as will the need to have excellent communication skills. Performing system allocations and having a keen eye for detail when investigating queries are also part of the routine daily tasks of the team. The posts require a flexible approach to work meeting demands and deadlines at specific times throughout the year commensurate with a finance role in an academic institution. The role will report to and be assisted by a senior member of the credit control team who reports into the Group Credit Manager.

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Closing date: 23rd September 2018

Interviews for this post are scheduled to take place 3rd October 2018

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