Company: Hydrasun Limited
Skills: Accounting
Other Skills: Credit Control
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


Hydrasun is a leading specialist provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the energy industries, successfully delivering flexible hose, integrated instrumentation products, umbilical solutions and integrity management services worldwide.

The Finance Department is a key area within the Company, and its aim is to provide:

  • effective financial transaction processing
  • relevant and timely financial management information and analysis
  • advice and guidance for effective business management
  • assurance of necessary compliance with statutory and regulatory financial requirements

We are recruiting for a Credit Controller within our Aberdeen Office to support the above, with particular emphasis on transaction processing.

Essential Experience, Qualifications and Competencies

  • Experienced within Credit Control
  • Experience with invoicing and credit
  • Excellent Computer Skills - particularly within Excel and Word
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Team Player
  • Conscientious, reliable and hard working
  • Customer focus (internal and external)

Desirable Experience, Qualifications and Competencies

  • HNC or higher in a relevant discipline
  • Interested in pursuing career in Finance / Accounts and pursuing relevant qualifications
  • Extensive experience in Finance / Accounts
  • A good knowledge of VAT regulations and withholding tax requirements
  • A good understanding of financial or ERP Systems and knowledge of basic accounting

The main responsibilities of the role, in conjunction with the Credit Control Supervisor and other team members, include:

Sales Ledger

  • Pursue customers for overdue payments ensuring a professional, methodical and effective approach is applied at all times
  • Deal with customer queries and ensure appropriate action is taken to ensure timely payments e.g. raising credit notes as appropriate, liaise with Account Managers or Operations
  • Be proactive with large value invoices ensuring the customer has received invoice and has processed for payment - prior to invoice due date, to ensure no delays with payment
  • Review and maintain stop list, letters and statements
  • Assist with processing of periodic, special invoices or self-billing accounts, uploading and monitoring Invoices via customer portals
  • Assess creditworthiness of (new) customer accounts and ensure monitored on periodic basis against average and maximum spend
  • Assist in setting up new customer accounts and making changes to standing data, ensuring accuracy of data entered
  • Maintain good working relationship with customers, projecting professional image of company at all times
  • Assist with implementing performance measures for Department and Credit Control function
  • Advise Management Accountant of any opportunities to increase margin on customer accounts or to improve cash flow e.g. 'lessons learnt'

Other

  • To assist with other activities as and when required

Continuous Improvement/Personal Development

  • Be responsible for knowing and understanding the Finance Department's targets and objectives
  • Be responsible for understanding, agreeing and achieving personal objectives set by Line Manager/Department head
  • Adhere to the procedures as laid down by the HSE Management System and Quality Management System
  • Adhere to the procedures as laid down by the Human Resource Management System and to take an active part in the Performance Management Process and the Competence and Training Programme
  • Adhere to any duty rota which may be in force
  • Put forward any suggestions for improvements
  • Attend formal Team Briefings when requested in your own time
  • • Be a team member and actively promote communication and information sharing

Hydrasun is a leading specialist provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the energy industries, successfully delivering flexible hose, integrated instrumentation products, umbilical solutions and integrity management services worldwide.

 

Our product and service offering is driven by customer requirements to continuously improve safety, quality, technical integrity, reliability, environmental awareness and value for money. Through our established global network of operational bases and partnerships we offer:

 

•Fluid Transfer
•Integrity Management
•Umbilicals & Subsea Connectors
•Hydraulic Power & Control
•Instrumentation & Process Control
•Engineering & Technical Support

 

Hydrasun currently exports to around 60 countries, which has included developing significant sales in countries such as Angola, Brazil and USA. The company has international operational bases established in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, UAE, Brazil and The Netherlands as well as a further presence in West Africa and the US Gulf of Mexico.

 

The company’s global staff numbers have increased by around 100 in the past year to a total workforce of nearly 600 currently.

 

Hydrasun was recently awarded the coveted Overall Global Business of the Year at the Northern Star Business Awards 2012, along with awards for Achievement in International Business and Outstanding Contribution to Society.