Accounts Clerk – Credit Control & Cash Allocation

Location – Newcastle Upon Tyne – Hybrid (3 dpw on-site)
Salary – £26 – £28.5K Per Annum
Benefits – Excellent Benefits

The Client:
Curo are Partnering with a Global Organisation, consisting of Designers, Engineers and Consultants, dedicated to sustainable development. They support their clients to solve the most complex challenges, turning their ideas into reality, leveraging the latest technology.

The Candidate:
This role would suit a candidate who enjoys a varied role, as the post holder will be tasked with Credit Control and Cash Allocation. Experience gained within a Shared Services Centre would be beneficial. The successful candidate will be a confident communicator, comfortable picking up the phone to clients, and building rapport in order to collect outstanding payments successfully. You will also be tasked with allocating cash received (Multi-Currency), in accordance with strict deadlines, so some experience of working in a fast paced environment, with key deadlines would be ideal.

The Role:
The successful candidate will work within a team of 11. With responsibility for reviewing and approving invoices and credit notes to customers on the organisations Fee Portal. Accurately, considering any relevant tax (VAT) implications. Managing the collection of monies owed in a timely manner, in adherence to the credit control policy. Ensuring the appropriate escalation process is followed to allow the effective management of overdue debts. Along with global cash allocation duties.

The business is focussed on service delivery and right first-time principles with adherence to new processes, effective compliance, service level management and a customer service driven approach.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review & approval of invoices in a timely manner and within acceptable quality standards.
  • Contracting clients via telephone, email, and letter with reference to collecting outstanding payments.
  • Monitoring customer accounts and liaising with the business highlighting concerns over delayed payments and non-payments.
  • Investigating and resolving customer queries.
  • Allocating cash received on the accounting system.
  • CRM credit checks and client data validation.
  • Assist in the management of various AR inboxes answering queries.
  • Take part in essential weekly reporting, ensuring errors and identified and fixed or reported.
  • Along with various ad-hoc duties connected to the successful running of the team.


  • Experience of working in Accounts receivable / Credit control.
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Transactional processing experience (data entry) good level of speed and accuracy.
  • Excellent attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Tenacious attitude to debt collecting and resolving payment problems.
  • Knowledge and experience of JDE (JD Edwards Accounting Software), would be beneficial.
  • Awareness or experience of working in a Finance shared service centre.
  • Experience of working within a team environment.
  • Strong customer service focus and good communication skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement

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Job Reference: RL7479

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