Credit Manager

Reed Accountancy
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Operating for over 10 years this company are part of a US global corporation with 16 branches nationwide.

This opportunity will really allow you to have a positive impact on the business, and there's real scope to make significant improvements.

Reporting into the Financial Director, and managing a team of 15 you'll have previous experience in a similar role and the ability to demonstrate relevant key achievements.

This vacancy is due to growth, working Monday - Friday 40 hours a week. 6 month fixed term contract and offering stability within that time as you'll be part of a profitable growing company.

Do you possess the experience needed?

Apply ASAP to be considered, I will come back to you to discuss further before sending your application. Apply online or email an updated CV to -

Overall purpose of job: The Credit Manager is a pivotal role in managing debt and delivering business results.

The role holds full responsibility for the collections process and requires strong management and negotiation skills, whilst leading and supporting a large credit control team in the day to day chasing of debt and resolving of queries where required.

Key Tasks

• Management of the credit function, ensuring accurate reporting and management of the debtor position.

• Continuous review of all credit management policies and processes to ensure that the team are operating in the most productive and accurate manner possible.

• Production and review of KPIs for all aspects of the function.

• Ensure all ISO standards, SOX procedures and local policies are continually adhered to, compliance with legislation, and the retention of audit evidences.

• Setting and review of customers’ credit limits and terms through appropriate financial analysis.

• Monitor and review the billing process to ensure it operates effectively and accurately.
• Ensure prompt cash collection and accurate cash flow forecasting.

• Understand the physical and system flow to carry out root cause analysis of queries and recommend corrective action for problematic situations affecting payment to achieve the best result for the company.

• Manage escalated customer issues and legal proceedings, including the proposed of write-off of irrecoverable receivables.

• Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to add value in the growth of the company.

• Leadership, motivation and development of a large Credit Control Team.

• Ensure credit control team are proficiently trained and kept up to date with the use and development of the ERP system.

• Monthly ledger reviews, annual performance reviews, recruitment and disciplinary.

• Ensure a professional and consistent level of customer service is delivered to both internal and external customers, in line with our Customer Charter.

Person Specification

• Previous experience of credit management is essential.

• Proven track record of developing others and a team oriented approach.

• Passionate about providing first class customer service.

• Target driven, with the ability to focus credit controllers on hitting aged debt targets.

• Strong management and negotiation skills, with ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

• Capable of managing change within a fast moving, demanding environment.

• Problem solving and decision making skills.

• Excellent attention to detail.

• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power point.

• Must be able to perform effectively in a deadline driven multi-tasking environment.

• Previous SAP experience desirable.

The above list is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time to meet the needs of the business.

You will be a strong leader with excellent people and management skills.

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