Debt Officer

Updated: 27 days ago

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 senior credit controller to join the busy Accounts Receivable Team within the Financial Operations division.  The Accounts Receivable Team is responsible for managing invoices and ensuring the timely collection of income due to the University Group.  The team manage debt recovery for Coventry University and its 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 post requires 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 an Assistant Accounts Receivable Manager.

Interview date: 23 April 2021

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