French Credit Controller

Page Personnel Finance
Milton Keynes
12 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This French Credit Controller position based in the Milton Keynes are will be responsible for managing credit control for customer accounts alongside Account Managers. Direct communication with customers applying payments, resolving payment issues and cash allocation.

Client Details

My client is one of the top market leaders in the Retail industry and has been for a number of years now. With their turnover in the hundred millions, joining a business like this is an opportunity not to be missed.

The role of a French Credit Controller within this company is crucial as they will be liaising with French speaking clients on a daily basis, as well as working on a number of different accounts. Based in the Milton Keynes area just of Junction 13 of the M1 and therefore use of your own transport would be ideal with parking on-site


French Credit Controller key duties and responsibilities

  • To chase all outstanding monies on UK and French customers by telephone and letter.

  • Assisting Account Managers and Agents in communicating outstanding and overdue amounts for their customers.

  • Maintain Debt mix at 90% and above

  • Ensure smooth process of Direct Debit process and communicate to all relevant parties - bank, customer, accounts receivable.

  • Assessing customer accounts and releasing or holding orders when necessary.

  • Dealing with customer queries.

  • Co-ordinate the preparation and issue of invoices and credit notes that have been authorised by the Credit Manager ensuring that have been issued to enable month-end to close within two working days of the last day of the month.

  • Assessing the credit worthiness of new and existing accounts.

  • Ensuring all paperwork received following set procedures to open new accounts within oracle

  • Set up pricing for new SKU within Oracle system

  • Set up configuration/deals within Oracle System

  • Assessing payment problems implied or indicated by customers and decide the appropriate course of action.

  • Preparing legal notices and County Court summonses for non-paying customers. Maintaining legal file.

  • Training and developing existing work colleagues and new staff.

  • Daily banking as required

  • Allocation of money received into all bank accounts via on line bank statements

  • Direct debit collections and rejections ensuring all uploaded on correct day

  • Credit card collections reconciled and uploaded onto the system

  • Obtaining missing remittances to enable correct allocations

  • Dealing with queries directed from all teams regarding cash uploaded or allocated

  • Training and developing existing work colleagues and new staff.

  • Daily banking as required

  • Filing

  • Responsibility of all aspects of credit control and their relating queries or issues or procedures for Account Managers under your control.

  • Any adhoc duties as requested by Manager.


French Credit Controller Key Requirements

  • Fluent in both spoken and written French and English

  • Experience in Credit Control and cash allocation

Job Offer

Great market leading package on offer for the Milton Keynes Area with the opportunity to develop internally with the company