German Speaking Credit Specialist

Page Personnel Finance
£25000 - £29000 per annum + Condensed 37.5 hour week, free parking
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Responsible for the collection of cash outlined within a specified ledger, in order to reduce bad debt and reduce the DSO, as well as working to resolve disputes. Also to work as a team player, supporting others within the department & working for continual improvement to the targets and working practices within Shared Services. Meet all compliance and SLA requirements.

Client Details

Working for a US owned multi-discipline business which produces speciality components for the aerospace, transportation, energy and industrial markets.


  • Responsible for the collection of outstanding and coming due balances, within the designated timescales and as outlined in the company procedures, on a specified ledger by liaising with customers both internal and external by phone and email, to reduce the DSO
  • Deal with complex account issues where required.
  • Reconciling accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Proactive problem solving by liaising with internal and external sources to investigate and resolve disputes and/or queries within agreed timescales. Escalating promptly any issues that detract from the above.
  • The creation and presentation of various reports (including using pre-set programs and processes) for use by both the Clients and management on a weekly and monthly basis. Keeping accurate & up to date records within the collection 'GetPAID' system.
  • Preparing for and participating in monthly ledger reviews with both the unit and management.
  • Occasional visits may be required, to the unit to resolve issue and build relationships.
  • Cross train on Order Release to provide cover during out of hours working, holiday and in emergency situations. (On a rotational basis)
  • General Administrative and ad hoc duties as assigned by the manager.


Fluent German

Proven experience in a credit control role

Ideally SAP

High level of accuracy & Integrity



Disciplined & Focused

Persistent & Persuasive


Ability to work independently

Leads self and peers by conduct & example

Good team focus - working together to achieve group and personal targets.

Job Offer

Condensed 37.5 hour week; 8.15 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday and 8.15 - 12.45 Friday

25 days holiday (taken in hours)

Free parking on site

Fast moving and exciting working environment

Friendly and fun team

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