Credit Manager

SF Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Credit Manager

Salary: £40k - £45k

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Location: Ashby De La Zouch (North Leicestershire)

You will be working for a reputable company in Ashby De La Zouch as the Credit Manager and you will be managing and co-ordinating credit control activities ensuring value for money by maximising income cash flows and minimising loss through bad debts. In a timely manner, you will be collecting cash from customers to facilitate business cash flow, researching, identifying, highlighting and managing risk in the customer base. You will also be Identifying process and procedure improvements to minimise aged and bad debt.

This is a strategic role reviewing existing processes, procedures and team dynamics, identify areas of improvement and driving these through the team and the wider business

The Role:

  • Manage the team to collect sales ledger cash owed to the Company by customers within the due dates
  • Establish and maintain best practice credit control techniques and processes
  • Analyse aged debt and develop strategic collection process to minimise impact to the Company
  • Monitor and review the credit worthiness of new and existing customers through appropriate credit checks
  • Analyse debtor information for trends and changes to identify potential and actual risk, taking appropriate proactive action to highlight any issues and ensure a focused approach to collection where they arise
  • Develop KPI suit to manage the team and debt information
  • Arrange and facilitate monthly credit meetings with senior management
  • Manage the credit team ensuring that team members are appropriately resourced, trained and empowered to act as an effective credit management service to the business
  • Strategic management of the team roles and responsibilities ensuring all customers are communicated with over the monthly cycle
  • Attend Customer meetings to review and discuss debt
  • Provide regular and accurate debt and credit control information to the Head of Receivables and Billing and the senior management team

Experience Required:

  • 5 years experience working in/ managing a busy credit control team
  • Have managed a team to deliver agreed outcomes within agreed timescales
  • Managed large numbers of debtor accounts
  • Collected cash from blue chip customers
  • Managed credit control activity within a large multi-customer organisation
  • Comprehensive awareness of direct debit collection process
  • Good level of knowledge of international collection methods from overseas customers
  • High level of PC skills, especially Excel spreadsheets
  • Demonstrable attention to detail whilst maintaining a heavy workload
  • High level of numeracy

Applicants who have a legal right to work within the UK will be considered.

If you are wanting to get a fantastic new opportunity, please send an up to date CV to Mav at or alternatively, please call on.

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