Credit Control Manager - FMCG Sector - Hereford, Herefordshire - £30,000 - £35,000 per annum - Hays
Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are exclusively recruiting for an experienced and hands-on Credit Control Manager to join a well-established and growing international FMCG business based in Hereford, Herefordshire. An exciting opportunity where you will be responsible for reporting and managing the performance of a large Credit Control team based around the UK. You will lead, manage and coach others within the Credit department as well as being hands-on when needed in the day-to-day credit processes.
Your new role
Your key duties will include managing the performance of the Credit Controllers within various depots, including KPI's, results achieved and ensuring quality and sufficient debt collection processes are adhered to. You will regularly coach and develop the credit team to optimise their performance and enhance skill set, interrogate credit ledgers on a weekly basis, identify areas of concern and implement the required targets/improvements when needed. You will work closely with the Financial Controller, Operations Director and Senior Management Teams, analysing credit risk, escalation of potential issues and ensuring compliance is adhered to Group Insurance Policies, including credit insurance. You will also manage ad-hoc credit projects, improving/implementing processes for the Financial Controller.
What you'll need to succeed
For this exciting and permanent Credit Control Management position you must have a proven track record of supervisory experience within a similar role, excellent verbal/written communication skills for both Senior Management, Internal Teams and External Parties. The role will involve some travel quarterly to other UK depots, so a current Driving License and car are essential. You will need to have strong coaching experience to hold regular meetings with the credit teams, strong analytical skills to improve performance and pro-actively drive credit collection. It is important you can interrogate credit control reports to improve the overall balance of ledgers, whilst having a good level of IT skills (MS Excel, Word and Outlook). Ability to work under pressure effectively and towards deadlines are essential, it would be advantageous if you have worked within the FMCG sector previously.
What you'll get in return
This senior Credit Control position is offering a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 per annum based in Hereford, Herefordshire with benefits including car allowance, company pension scheme, life assurance, share save scheme and child care vouchers. Reporting into the Financial Controller and working closely with Operations and the Group Function, this is an exciting position where you can really add value influence internal Credit Teams throughout the organisation.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.