Credit Controller, £16k - £18 - MUST HAVE FINANCE EXP.

Thompson & Terry Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Credit Controller
Location: Burnley (BB11)
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum
Sector: Credit Control, Credit Checks, Payments, Finance, Customer Service, Credit Rating, Credit Risk, Credit Rating, Outstanding Debt, Accounts


An exciting opportunity has arisen with a vibrant business in Burnley who are seeking a Credit Controller to join their Credit Control Team.

This opportunity may suit an individual with existing Credit Control experience however if you have a dazzling smile, you are process driven with an excellent eye for detail, fear not! We are happy to entertain applications from lesser experienced recent University Graduates or similarly qualified College leavers who have a genuine interest in forging a career within the field of all thinks finance related... With a difference!

Whilst the business is a leader within its field, boasting five offices nationally with plans afoot to open a sixth in the UK and its first overseas in the coming months, uniquely the Credit Control Team in Burnley service all of its five offices nationally. Due to growth the addition of a new member will support the team in respect of streamlining processes, checking applications, undertaking relevant due diligence and making rational decisions on the applications to approve or decline

Whether you are dealing with the solicitors regarding debts, instructing judgements, charge orders or bailiff's, you will need a mature head and some big shoulders (but a charm to match!). Effective communication and an aptitude for people management is vital. Customers will often be apologetic, sad, happy, friendly (or not so!) and for this reason, you will need to be ready and willing to offer unbiased responses to a diverse range of customers.

Working with customers on their credit risk exposure will also form an element of the role whilst combining additional ad hoc duties including, managing accounts and working with credit insurance brokers and credit rating agencies.

The team is a tight unit who combine a strong work ethic alongside office humour therefore an individual who is easy going, able to forge close relations with clients and colleagues respectively is vital to the overall success.

This business is all about having fun! Whilst the Credit Control Team is small, the office is vast and full of energy! The existing management structure is a tight unit who combine a strong work ethic alongside office humour. Employees across all departments are generally easy going, able to forge close relations with clients and colleagues and are always up for breaking the shackles of the day to day office lulls. Whether it’s putting a smile on people’s faces or introducing a game of 'stand up sit down bingo’ following the completion of a lunch break to liven the workplace, any prospective applicants must be able to smile even on a bad day.

The culture of the company is focused around a balanced work and social life. Having the respect of the every team is most valued however a person who can buy into the work/social life balance is of equal importance. Whether you are the receptionist or business owner, employees start and finish work at the same time. An early finish on a Friday is also encouraged in a bid to recognise hard work across the week whilst a generous benefits package (including Perkbox) further strengthens ties between management and staff.

Whilst your bread and butter is finance, ultimately a huge personality, genuine sense of humour, friendly smile, friendly telephone manner and the ability to identify areas for improvement is of foremost importance.

The Company:

Head into Lancashire and you’ll find these guys largest office. Right in the centre of Burnley their office is easily accessible by road, rail and on foot and is filled with Lancashire Pride. There is a really healthy sense of togetherness, (housing the Company Directors too!). Walking through the doors, you’re welcomed and it won’t be too long before you’ve got a brew in your hand. The Burnley training team are always hungry for success and they will work tirelessly to ensure you’ve got all the tools you need.

These guys help businesses across the locality and throughout the UK who are looking for discounted diesel, petrol or both.


  • A genuine interest to forge a career within credit control (or similar)
  • Aptitude for working with figures
  • Fantastic eye for detail
  • Ideally experience within a credit control department
  • The ability to lead a conversation
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • A founding knowledge of finance and accounts
  • Process driven
  • Office/Admin experience
  • Strong communicator


  • 20 days’ holiday increasing by one day for each full year with the company up to 25 days
  • One days birthday holiday after two years service
  • Employee Fuel Card
  • Free Perkbox membership
  • Interoffice monthly and weekly incentives
  • Early finish on a Friday

Thompson & Terry Ltd is a recruitment consultancy specialised in the sourcing of Sales & Marketing professionals within Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful at this time.