Credit Controller, leading gift brand

Posted 6 March by I Love My Job Ltd

Our client is a leading British gift company, who’s established global business is going from strength to strength. They are seeking a Credit Controller for their finance team, with responsibility for credit control at the company.

The successful candidate will have good judgement and be a confident decision maker, always balancing the financial needs of the business whilst maintaining a high level of customer retention. A problem solver by nature, you will be a multi tasker, and an expert in the art of diplomacy.

Are you the person they are looking for?

A typical day as Credit Controller may include:

  • Allocation of posting to customer ledgers.
  • Posting cash (sterling) received to bank and ledgers via Microsoft Navigation Software.
  • Chasing payments and overdue debts.
  • Maintain strict control over debtors, including aged debt.
  • Ensuring customer defaults are kept to a minimum through strict credit control policies.
  • Obtaining credit limits/checks (Credit Safe / HCC)
  • Keeping record of contact / remittance from customers
  • Ad hoc tasks including debtor analysis and commentary, sending statements, cover team holidays, etc.

As Credit Controller, you will have the following qualities:

  • Minimum 4 years credit control experience.
  • Experience of looking after customer ledgers, chasing debt, and posting cash.
  • Experience with multi-currency customers an advantage but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills, with a great command of the English language.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, accounting packages, and ability to adapt to EDI systems.
  • Deadline driven, with the ability to multi task and prioritise workloads, whilst keeping calm under pressure.
  • A second language would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • A team player, who is flexible, adaptable, and works well under pressure.
  • A sense of humour!

Why you’ll love this job:

  • Fantastic team!
  • Great offices and working environment.
  • Joining an established, thriving business.

What they’ll love about you:

  • Super organised, with a pro-active approach.
  • You’re a people person, with a friendly, co-do attitude.
  • You are fair, analytical, and have a real pride in your work.

If this Credit Controller role sounds like it’s for you, please get in touch and send us your CV today!

Required skills

  • Credit Control
  • Debt Management
  • EDI
  • Consumer Debt

Reference: 34623063

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