Credit Control Assistant

John Parker & Son Ltd
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Credit Control Assistant

Salary: £18,000- £22,000 (depending on experience)

Parker Steel is one of the largest steel distributors and processors in the United Kingdom. The company is currently growing at an annual rate of 20% and a central part of this growth is maintaining an effective, efficient, motivated and happy workforce. With this in mind, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive, self-motivated individual to join our busy Finance Department as a Credit Controller.

Key responsibilities will include

  • To communicate via telephone and email with customers on a frequent basis
  • Keeping in touch with valued clients notifying of any overdue accounts
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key accounts and resolving queries as required.
  • Working as part of a small team to achieve set targets

Skills and Experience

The Successful candidate will:

  • Previous Credit Control experience with a proven record of meeting KPI’s, reducing old debt and hitting a cash collection target
  • Have strong negotiation, influencing and communication skills, with the ability to build a rapport with clients over the telephone
  • Be comfortable handling difficult debtors on the telephone
  • Be highly organised and efficient
  • Manage their time effectively to ensure all the responsibilities of the role are met
  • Have a proven ability to work under pressure and exceed set targets
  • Possess strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft office


  • Company Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Perk box
  • Employee discounts scheme at Parker Tools
  • Employee discounts scheme at Canterbury Mazda and Parker Mitsubishi

To apply email: recruitment@

Post: FAO Recruitment at Canterbury address below:

Vauxhall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1HD

Personal Applications Only. No Agencies or Newspapers Please.

Please Note: Due to the large number of CV’s we receive each day it is not possible to communicate directly with all applicants, therefore if you have heard nothing from us within 7 days then I’m afraid on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Type: Full-time