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Risk Assessor

Burnley, Lancashire, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 19 hours ago


Exertis is the leading technology distributor of consumer, business and enterprise products from established and emerging technology brands, and a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC. Exertis is proud to be part of DCC plc; an ambitious and entrepreneurial FTSE 100 company. DCC plc employ approximately 13,000 people across four divisions and operate in 20 countries. To find out more visit (url removed). After 39 years of profitability Exertis continues to outperform the market, achieving revenues of £3.913billion in FY2020. Exertis partners with 2,400 brands across 21 countries. With products spanning across mobile, computing and accessories, consumer electronics, print, networking, servers and solutions, unified communications, security and AV solutions. Exertis market-leading approach teamed with a state-of-the-art distribution centre, next day delivery and a host of managed services, including end-user fulfilment, assures the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction at all times.
At Exertis, we thrive in a company culture that is driven to deliver more for customers. Our employees are committed, proactive and motivated. This dynamic environment contributes to a thriving growth-focused culture throughout Exertis, providing many career opportunities that span sales, commercial and corporate activities.

The Credit Assessor is the link between our Customers, Sales and Finance. The purpose of the role is to process credit applications and assess the credit worthiness of existing accounts.

Key Responsibilities
* New Account set up, in line with verification policy
* Performing credit reviews to identify risk and opportunities for growth
* Maintaining the integrity of customer accounts and responding to change
* Negotiating with Sales / Customers to establish tri party, leasing deals and ad hoc payment terms
* Communication with Exertis customer base via all mediums
* Understanding and applying our Credit and Collections Policies, and mitigating risk to the business
* Building strong relationships and ensure communication between departments is effective and consistent
* Maintaining Service Level Agreements with both external and internal customers
* Managing multiple ERP systems to amend and document customer profiles to a high standard
* Produce monthly team reports to line manager
* Ensuring Accounts Receivable Department is adequately covered at all times
* Any other duties deemed appropriate for the department
* General Accounts Administration

* Demonstrate a strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the DCC Group Code of Conduct.

Essential Requirements
* Previous Experience in a Credit Risk or Financial role
* Accurate and Fast data entry skills
* Good oral and written communication skills
* A proven track record of building relationships, both Internally and Externally, as a Credit Assessor or a similar role

* Ability to influence and negotiate at all levels in order to mitigate risk to Exertis UK
* Attention to detail - able to analyse and interpret data and present back to a varied audience
* Organisation skills - able to plan and prioritise time to deal with conflicting priorities
* Ability to look for solutions and make decisions
* Computer literate, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word
* Ability to self-motivate and work equally well individually or as part of a team

Ideal Requirements:
* Proven experience of achievement in a target driven environment
* Willingness to progress professionally into a wider Credit role
* Oracle/SAP experience preferred but not essential as training will be given

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Burnley, Lancashire, United Kingdom