Credit Controller Duties & Responsibilities

A credit controller is a vital member of a finance team. Working alongside or as part of the Accounts Receivable team, they ensure that clients pay on time, whilst maintaining a good relationship with the clients.

They have strong relations with the Sales/Client Management teams, helping balance client happiness with timely payments.

Credit Controller Duties

A Credit Controller typically has the following duties:

  • Monitor Aged Debtor Balances, keeping the DSO below an acceptable level
  • Reconcile complex accounts (working with the clients finance team at times)
  • Create and implement policies and procedures to assist in collecting cash
  • Assist the Financial Controller and Treasury Manager in forecasting the 13 week cash flow