We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a forward thinking, talented individual to join our Billing & Credit Control Team based at our head office in Peterborough.

The role involves full autonomy over a specific set of independent schools, with a strong focus on credit control in order to reduce the existing debt. In addition, the successful applicant will be accountable for all aspects of termly invoicing and customer service associated with your allocated schools.

Additional benefits offered with this role are;

Flexible working Scheme
Pension Scheme
Holiday Entitlement 26 days per annum, plus bank holidays
Outstanding working environment and onsite facilities including free car parking
Rewards Scheme offering a range of employee discounts

About You

You will have demonstrable skills in the following key areas;

Credit Control experience with visible results in debt reduction
Producing invoices within agreed timelines whilst ensuring accuracy
Building rapport and relationships with both external and internal customers
Working on own initiative whilst being a key member of a team
Excellent organisational & communication skills both written and verbal
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, with the ability to;

Format reports, Apply and filter columns, sort and extract required information from reports

Ability to learn new systems and processes quickly
Adaptable to changes of systems and procedures

About The Role

You will be responsible for the billing and collection of Independent School fees for your own specific schools within the group. This involves raising invoices each term, producing aged debt reports for the department manager, posting and allocating receipts, generating monthly direct debit collection files, issuing customer statements, reminder letters and calling fee payers requesting payment. Holding discussions with fee payers and senior school staff will also be necessary to find resolution for problem accounts.

This position is part of an existing team of 7, operating within our finance division and will be available on an initial fixed term contract to December 2020.