Credit Controller - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

04 August 20222022-08-04
Sheffield, South Yorkshire

STH Finance is one of the largest finance functions in South Yorkshire and offers one of the most comprehensive lists of features and benefits to attract new candidates.

This list includes;

  • Long term career opportunities.
  • Training & development through professional qualifications and internally.
  • A work / life balance that includes flexible working and 27 days’ holidays plus bank holidays (rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 after 10).
  • A pay & benefits package that is second to none in the region – winning the “Employee Benefits Awards” in 2021.

In addition to these benefits, the 180 staff in the finance team are all motivated by the highest sense of job fulfilment and pride working for the NHS. Everyone is part of something special, working for an employer that has created an inclusive, collaborative and supportive culture.


Job Details

Reporting to the Accounts Receivable Manager duties will include:

Achieve the monthly cash collection targets and aged debt targets notified by the Chief Income Officer for assigned accounts. Explain any non-achievement of targets in a monthly exception report to the Accounts Receivable Manager, which identities future options for progress. Identify and address any shortfall in own performance, as supported by the Accounts Receivable Manager/Chief Income Officer.

Develop effective working relationships with contacts in assigned accounts to facilitate the ongoing resolution of outstanding debt.

Apply procedures to ensure that incoming Sales Ledger monies are correctly and promptly matched to the relevant invoice/credit notes on the Sales Ledger, working closely with the General Ledger Manager as necessary. Proactively manage unallocated cash balances on the Sales Ledger for assigned accounts and take the necessary action to ensure these are minimal, thereby ensuring the integrity of statements issued to debtors.

Proactively manage the levels of unallocated credit notes on assigned accounts, taking the necessary action to promptly resolve outstanding items, in line with Trust Policy, to ensure ongoing account and month end statements are as accurate as possible.

Other ad hoc duties as required. 

Candidate Criteria

  • Recent and relevant Credit Control experience is essential.
  • You must have demonstrable debt negotiation experience.
  • Experience of manipulating/ interrogating ledger and information systems is desirable.
  • Demonstrably good IT skills including Advanced Excel skills are essential.

Pay Level

Currently sits at 4 level (£22,549 to £24,882)

Pratap Partnership recruit exclusively for the finance department of STH

Please contact Karen Caswell on to request a copy of the candidate brochure for careers with STH Finance and the full job description.

We would always welcome the opportunity to talk to candidates before they commit to sending in their CV and applying. However, please do apply with your CV if you are already committed to applying