Location: Coventry Head Office (Siskin Parkway)
Package: Basic Annual Salary £20,000 plus bonus
& Excellent PLC Benefits
Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to hire an experienced Credit Controller to join our Head Office credit control/finance team. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract new sales talent to our business.
Credit Controller Role & Responsibilities
Working as part of our Credit Control team, this full time role is based in our Coventry Head Office. The position is integral to the success of the business, with the successful candidate responsible for a large portfolio of customer accounts (700+) and resolving high volume of queries. We can be a little flexible regarding start/finish times with a shortened lunch break potentially, although our preferred hours would be: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with 1 hours for lunch.
Reporting to the Credit Control Manager, your responsibilities will include:
- Negotiating with customers within a targeted environment
- Releasing orders for customers in line with credit policy
- Assessing new customers for credit account
- Credit appraisal on existing accounts
- Dealing with customer queries
- Sales ledger reconciliation
- Credit checks
Do you have the correct profile?
The ideal candidate will have a sound background in collections and be target-driven, being able to demonstrate a successful track record of credit control related skills and experience gained within a similar role. You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be accustomed to managing a large ledger.
In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with a significant profit linked bonus scheme. We additionally offer flexible employee benefits incorporating the following: Up to 33 days annual leave (*includes bank holidays and service increase after five years), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension, childcare vouchers & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximising every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
How to apply/next steps
This is a genuinely urgent appointment whereby we are seeking someone to commence ASAP. Local interviews shall therefore be arranged swiftly for shortlisted candidates. To make an application please simply click 'apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion.