Corporate Debt Assistant


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Job Title: Corporate Debt Assistant
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temp / Full time

A fantastic opportunity within Harrow Council for an experienced, self-motivated Corporate Debt Assistant to join our expanding team on a temporary assignment. In return we pay a competitive rate up to £11.59 per hour, other benefits include excellent training and support for career development and 21 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays).

To be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills & experience:

  • Meet the performance targets and standards set out in the service plan and any other defined collection or accounts payable performance measures
  • To support all corporate debt team colleagues in all aspects of SAP and MOSAIC functionality and to assist in both the on-going training of staff within the Corporate Debt Team..
  • To proactively chase debtor accounts on the telephone, when requested, and to negotiate  payment arrangements within strict business rules
  • Keep accurate payment and instalment details on customer accounts. Maintain accurate records of charges, payments and instalment arrangements, invoices, credit control documents and other relevant documents, and produce debt recovery and outstanding debt reports.
  • Issue invoices, recovery notices, enforcement documents, credit control documents and enquiry forms to ensure prompt collection and enforcement of Accounts Receivable debts. Check, prepare and process refunds to authorization stage.
  • To respond to customer queries as appropriate, either in writing or by telephone. To use Civica W2 workflow and correspondence management system for letters, as well as inputting notes on SAP as required.

Duties will include:

  • An understanding of debt management and recovery procedures
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • To have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly MS Excel and MS Word.

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

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