Finance assistants are an invaluable part of any credit control team, carrying out a wide variety of tasks to assist credit controllers and the management team.
The role commonly involves tasks such as preparing reports, spreadsheets and proposals, basic financial analyses and record maintenance.
They may also be required to answer customer queries and give them information about the accounting procedures the company uses in relation to their account.
How to spot your next finance assistant
As finance assistant jobs can be regarded as one of the first steps in the credit control career path, one of the key attributes your successful applicant will possess is a keenness to progress.
This should be evident from their CV and from speaking to them. By hiring someone of this calibre, you could be getting someone who will represent your company for years to come.
As with any other credit control professional, the successful candidate must have a keen eye for detail and the ability to spot and deal with account errors early.
In order to speak to customers and relay messages to other members of the team, your ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and present data and information in a clear, accessible manner.
Recruitment guidance from Portfolio Credit Control
Many companies choose to enlist the help of a recruitment agency when hiring staff. Portfolio Credit Control will get to know you and your business before selecting candidates we believe would be a good fit for your business, both professionally and personally.
Our experts will keep you as involved as you want to be throughout the process, and we will only ever send truly credible candidates on to you for an interview. We ensure you have a high quality talent pool to choose from when you come to make the final decision on who to hire.
Contact Portfolio Credit Control today for more information on how we could help you find the right people for your finance assistant jobs.