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Credit Controller - UK and Ireland

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Job Title:      Credit Controller – UK & Ireland 

Reporting To:      Commercial Finance Manager – UK & Ireland 

Department:      Finance

Contract Term:    Fixed-Term

Location:      Ditton Park Campus, Datchet, UK

Your Mission

The Credit Controller is responsible for customer query resolution, tracking and clearing of receivables, reviewing aged debt and cash cycle process. The role offers a real chance to add value and challenge assumptions through analysis and insights. You will be the key contact point between Sales, Finance, Supply Chain, Credit Collections and Customers. 

Timely investigation and entry of customer credit claims 

Reconciling customer accounts, ledger adjustments and invoicing

Relationship management with Credit Collections Team – Birmingham

Month end close process and related reconciliations (including intercompany)

Understanding / application of internal SOX controls and procedures 

Cash flow ownership – forecasting and analysis/explanation of variances

Reporting and analysis of customers and claim accuracy

Lead projects associated with system improvements (Datavision)

Support to the Commercial Finance Manager

In addition to the above activities the ideal candidate will be part of a highly motivated team and would consistently demonstrate ownership and drive a culture of continuous improvement in their area of expertise. Examples include:

Maximising the value and impact of analyses. Inclusive of but not limited to, developing reliable/repeatable reports covering AR and highlighting risks/customer escalations required to keep the business updated adequately

Supporting the quarterly close process for the UK business, as well as providing key analysis and support to ensure proper reflection of financial results. This will include reconciliations of financial results and the maintenance of accurate output of the reporting system within the Activision Blizzard business

Finding and executing opportunities to reduce non-value added work, drive proactive process and reporting improvements throughout the UK business via collaborative approach with the support of the wider European Finance, AR and IT teams 

Proactively building knowledge of the business by looking at market trends and developing key stakeholder relationships

Player Profile

Experience working within Multinational companies 

Relevant experience in accounts receivables/credit control/customer-facing role essential

Educated to degree level or equivalent in Business Studies/Finance

Advanced Excel skills 

Advanced experience with systems (Oracle, SAP)

Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

High level of autonomy, comfortable with change in an evolving, fast-paced business landscape – well organised

Ability to work under tight deadlines, manage different tasks at the same time and set priorities accordingly to meet deadlines

Team Player, confident, proactive and sociable personality

Excellent customer service, tactful and diplomatic, good interpersonal skills

Proficient at building and maintaining lasting business relationships

Driven, passionate and highly motivated with desire to learn and progress

Your Platform 

Based in Ditton Park, our Campus houses a number of great amenities as well as transport links. The Parkland settings offer; tennis courts, an onsite gym, canteens and cafes etc. It is conveniently close to Junction 5 of the M4 giving a direct links to central London, the M25 and Heathrow airport. 

Our World 

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe, is one of the largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies in the world. Sitting at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment, our employees are some of the best and brightest across engineering, entertainment, media, and technology. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™ and our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users across the globe.

A member of the S&P 500 Activision Blizzard is proud to be included as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For®," "World's Best Employers," as well as "Most Admired Companies." In 2019 we were honored to receive a perfect score on our entry to the Corporate Equality Index as a Best Workplace for LGBTQ professionals and once again made Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in Gaming. 

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners. 

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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