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Credit Control Manager

Posted 11 December 2017 by Page Personnel Finance Ended

A Credit Control Manager is being recruited for a 12 month contract based in Chester.

Client Details

A global market leader in a complex but exciting industry, this business based in Chester is recruiting for a Credit Control Manager to join an established accountancy function and oversee the day to day finance transactions as well as monthly reporting. This company has operations across over 10 countries and works with some of the world's top blue chip companies.


Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, your main duties will be:

  • Be responsible for training, managing and providing guidance to the credit control team
  • Ensure that credit risk is understood and controlled, cash collection is maximised and that quarterly targets are met
  • Review, update and analyse the accounts receivable ledger on a daily basis
  • Determine the most appropriate ways to resolve outstanding accounts and agree and monitor payment terms and plans where appropriate, personally handling problem accounts
  • Employ createive solutions to customer disputes, handle customer relationships with sensitivity and work closely with the commercial teams to resolve issues
  • Ensure credit control procedures are followed and assist in the further development of the credit control function, designing and implementing new credit control procedures, to support the expected growth of the business
  • Advise on the need to pursue payment through legal action and, where agreed, refer to the account to our debt recovery litigators
  • Maintenance of the company's bad debt reserves demonstrating an understanding of the associated accounting principles


We are looking for:

  • A seasoned, passionate and influential Credit Control Manager
  • Extensive experience of dealing with commercial teams, comfortable leading discussions and acting in an advisory capacity to achieve collaboration
  • Someone that takes full accountability and has the tenacity to independently find solutions with a sense of urgency
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Experience of successful process changes and change management
  • Communication and relationship building are vitally important
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines whilst maintaining quality
  • ICM qualified or similar demonstrable experience, familiar with high volume, high invoice value sales ledger

Job Offer

We can offer:

  • Salary of £30,000
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Social events
  • Great company working environment

Required skills

  • Credit Control Manager
  • Credit Control Supervisor
  • Credit Control Team Leader

Reference: 34005593

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