Let us introduce you to… Sharon Lornie, our newly appointed Receivables Specialist

As we start the new year, we’re delighted to introduce Sharon Lornie as the latest Receivables Specialist to join our growing team.

Here we catch up with Sharon to find out a little more about her and the role she’s taken here at Cerberus Receivables Management (CRM).

“Based at the Salford office – but with a UK-wide remit – some of my many responsibilities include undertaking offsite system reviews for clients, verifying sales ledgers and collecting books and records.  I’m also involved in planning, implementing and working through collection strategies for both our funder and restructuring clients, as well as producing ongoing reports to ensure that everyone is always up to date with the progress we’re making on each case.

“I’ll be working across all client sectors here at CRM, which reflects my 21-year background in the invoice finance industry – having held the roles of Recoveries Manager, Relationship Manager and Risk Manager for the UK’s leading independent invoice finance specialist.

“With a strong background in invoice factoring gained client-side, I approach cases here from a funder’s perspective, which has real benefits for our clients.

“I worked alongside CRM for a number of years in my previous role, so I’d experienced their great work ethic and professionalism first-hand. When the opportunity arose to join their team, it was an easy decision to make.”

“I’ve joined CRM at what is an unprecedented and challenging time for most businesses when everyone’s skills are being tested in adjusting to a temporary new norm, but we are continuing to provide a quality service to our clients despite the restrictions we are facing.

“The Government loans and financial support introduced to sustain companies during the crisis have been a lifeline to many businesses through these unchartered times,  but in a number of businesses it is delaying the inevitable reality of years of mismanagement and underfunding of the businesses.  Once the Government support eventually ends unfortunately many businesses will be unable to bear the debt they took on to survive.”

Sharon continued: “As a result, I think there’s likely to be an upturn in businesses in distress, which will bring about an increased demand for our debt collection services for funders and for support in the sale of assets. Similarly, we’re likely to see more appointments to review sales ledgers, books and records and verification work on their behalf.

“My job obviously keeps me busy but in the spare time I do have, I’m mostly a taxi, driving my two daughters to lacrosse and netball fixtures across the North West.  I also enjoy going to the gym, running and walking my dog.”

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