Credit Controller

Badenoch & Clark
15 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are seeking a Credit Controller to join their organisation in a permanent role. This is a full time role paying a basic salary of £22k but with collection targets that are achieved almost every month you could expect an annual salary of around £25k

Job Spec:

Ensure payments are received to agreed terms so that cash collection targets are achieved.

Appraise customer accounts on a daily basis so that supplies are withheld for customers who exceed payment terms and credit limits.

Assess credit limits daily and advise the relevant authority where customers that are approaching their authorised limit to ensure that the credit risk exposure is controlled and bad debts are kept to a minimum.

Identify unpaid balances that are subject to dispute/query to negotiate resolution with internal personnel and follow up so that the customer is satisfied and payment is received promptly.

Attend monthly debt review meetings and conference calls with depot personnel to discuss problematic overdue accounts and agree actions to ensure prompt and full resolution of all customer queries.

To maintain and develop close relationships with external and internal customers by effective communication and exchange of information, to minimise the potential for adverse financial implications for the company.

Produce accurate and reliable month end overdue debt reports for inclusion in the Monthly Financial Account Pack for distribution to Senior Management.

Ensuring that close working relationships are maintained and enhanced with external and internal customers.

To achieve and maintain low levels of overdue debt.

Resolution of queries to the customer's satisfaction resulting in overdue debt being paid.

To ensure that payments are received to agreed terms.

A comprehensive knowledge of Credit Control procedures in a Trade Credit environment.

Knowledge of accounting systems, spreadsheets and general good IT literacy are essential.


Organisational ability, including planning, prioritising and monitoring own workload. Ability to work as part of a team in addition to working on own initiative where necessary The role involves considerable contact with internal and external customers therefore a professional approach and excellent communication skills are essential.


At least one to two years previous Credit Control experience is necessary.

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.