Credit Control Colchester £23750 - 26000 Benefits + Parking Extraordinary lives. Outstanding People The life of every resident we proudly care for is extraordinary, rich in history and unique life stories. We are Caring Homes, one of the UK’s leading providers of nursing, residential and dementia care. We have 69 homes in beautiful locations nationwide and we’re still growing. And we know that genuine care is delivered by passionate people who go above and beyond to help every resident live life to the full. About the role We are looking for a Credit Controller to join our established team at our head office in Colchester. We are looking for an enthusiastic, confidential and sympathetic personality due to the nature of the work. Your duties: Manage and actively collect in timely manner trade debtors across business Liaise with Families, Homes and Local authorities/CCG’s as required to facilitate cash collection Actively use Homecare to record and monitor collections Review Top 50 accounts weekly Respond to queries (letters or phone calls) within a timely manner Reconcile accounts Forecast monies for the month Achieve targeted cash collections Raise Final Accounts as and when required Assist other team members as and when required Other tasks as directed by the Credit Manager. The skills you’ll need Strong attention to detail is crucial Good Excel skills Good communicator. Self-motivated. Likely to have some reconciliation expertise Behaviours: Pro-active Resilient and self-reliant Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to changing business conditions Ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders, to identify their service needs and review the quality of services provisions Focus on delivery at pace (even where under pressure) Above and beyond If you share a passion for going above and beyond in your quest to shine a light on the great work we do, you’ll find a business that will listen and learn to your suggestions and recommendations. And when you want to go further, we’ll go above and beyond for you, to help you develop more in your role, by getting the training and qualifications to enhance your career. And as a business that specialises in dementia care, everyone who works here is offered our award-winning dementia training. Exceptional benefits package • Ongoing and continuous career development and succession planning • Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career • Salary scales and progression with internal promotions available, we are a large organisation! • Professional subscriptions reimbursed where essential for role • Long service awards • Recognition programme • Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000) • Excellent apprenticeship scheme • Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portal • Wagestream – this enables you to keep track of your earnings, have instant access to 40% of wages already earned and access guidance to help with financial wellbeing • Employee discount scheme • Discounted reloadable cards and high street vouchers • E-vouchers, access instant savings on your mobile device • Holiday discounts & days out with discounts up to 60% • Cinema benefits with discounts up to 40% • Blue Light Discount Card • Free or subsidised meals, depending on location To apply If you have a genuine passion for people and pride yourself in going above and beyond to develop our reputation, your outstanding future as at Caring Homes could be moments away. Apply now by clicking on the link. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.