Credit Manager

Letchworth Garden City, UK
16 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have strong people management skills with experience of Credit Control?

If the answer is yes, Altro may have the opportunity you are looking for...

Altro are currently recruiting for Credit Manager to join our friendly Finance team here in Letchworth Garden City. The position will be part time 30 hours per week, Monday - Friday on a permanent basis.

Part of the UK Finance team, the Credit Control team perform a vital role in assisting the business in achieving its financial objectives whilst mitigating financial risk; maximizing cash collection; and providing excellent service to internal and external customers. It is comprised of credit controllers and assistant credit controllers and lead by the Credit Manager.

As a Credit Manager, your main responsibility will include:
  • To act as a role model in managing and supporting the members of the credit control team, facilitating a working environment that fits with the Group's culture and aids achievement of corporate goals.
  • To establish and maintain excellent working relationships with the finance team and with other internal and external customers.
  • To own the relationship with our credit insurer, and ensure full compliance with all aspects of the credit insurance policy (UK and International).
  • To set and implement credit policy within the Group in conjunction with other key areas of the business.
  • Monthly reporting to the board including: Bad debts, debtor days outstanding, cash targets and forecasts.
  • Management of overdue UK and International debtors including attainment of targets on overdue accounts/ cash collection.
  • To proactively support the business in maximizing sales without increasing the Group's exposure to credit risk.
  • To manage queries and potential issues sensitively and assertively, and resolve them on own initiative.
  • To cross functionally continually review processes/procedures to ensure that they are the most efficient and effective for the Group.
  • To manage the production of AR sundry invoices, monthly reconciliations, journals and other relevant financial information.

Who are Altro?

The Altro Group has 2 trading divisions. Altro, a leading British manufacturer and supplier of premium flooring and wall cladding systems for construction and transport and Autoglym, a leading British manufacturer and supplier of premium vehicle valeting products. We have been going strong since 1919 and are voted one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For, for 11 years! Family owned and run, we share family values; we care about you, each other and are passionate about what we do.

What are we looking for?
  • Previous management experience in a credit control environment
  • Understanding of Credit Insurance is essential
  • Ability to make sound commercial judgements in the credit control environment
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Credit vetting
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Experience of dealing with foreign currency transactions

If you have the relevant experience and would describe yourself as self-motivated and enthusiastic, then we would love to hear from you!

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