Credit Controller

Robert Walters
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting credit controller position has recently become available at a rapidly expanding company based in Manchester City Centre. Working within the wider finance function, you will be responsible for the credit control across the company.

As a Credit Controller, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that all debts are chased and collected via telephone, email, letter or face to face meetings
  • Pro-actively ensure debts are paid in a timely manner, meeting cash & debtor day targets
  • Manage debt levels in line with insurance policy
  • Regular meetings with the Finance Manager to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
  • Building and maintaining relationships with customer via multiple methods of communication
  • Manage the setup of new customer accounts including credit application process
  • Proactively investigate queries from customers (following internal escalation process when necessary)
  • Maintaining client relationships, ensuring that regular updates are provided
  • Liaise with credit referencing agencies and credit insurers
  • Responsibility for the maintenance and improvement of the credit control system and procedures

As a Credit Controller, you will have/be:

  • Prior experience of working within a B2B credit control environment - ideally for an organisation with a turnover of £60m or more
  • Experience in dealing with and resolving complex queries
  • Confident in building rapport and having a strong customer focus
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Confident challenging and working closely with sales teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High standard of numeracy and attention to detail
  • Previous experience using a large ERP system - preferable Sage 200
  • Computer literate, with a high level of proficiency with MS packages - especially Excel

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Credit Controller to join a growing business, develop their skill set and progress through the company structure.

Apply below or, to find out more about Credit Control or other finance roles, please contact Lucy Govan at Robert Walters PLC on or call +44 161 240 7476.

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