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Instructor-led course

Provided by: Finance Training

This course has 1 scheduled run. To book a place, please choose your preferred date:

Thu 9 Jul 2020

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Finance Division Taster Sessions - Credit Control


To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend a day in the Credit Control Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

Target audience

Staff within the Finance Division and from other departments

Topics covered
  • BACS list, cash identification and AR banking sheet
  • Receipting (incl. foreign currency receipts)
  • Relationship with Cash Management
  • Department debt statements and write offs

Research debt

  • Relationship with the ROO
  • Research debt
  • Overdue lists
  • Types of sponsor
  • Types of invoice
  • Major sponsors (incl. Research Councils, Wellcome Trust and EC)
  • Refunds and interactions with AP

Reporting and other Credit Control tasks

  • Monthly reporting
  • Bad debt provisions
  • New Sponsors/AR customers and credit checks
  • CMS
  • Debt recovery
  • Exception reports to highlight potential problems
  • Overview of the work of the Credit Control team, for both research and non-research debt

Half Day


Approximately every 3 months.


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