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French Speaking Credit Controller

Posted 9 March by CWC Recruitment Ltd Ended

Senior Credit Controller - French speaking


£28,000 - £35,000

My client is looking for a dynamic credit controller to join it’s EMEA Credit Team based in Essex.

You will report to and be mentored by the EMEA Credit Manager. CICM study support is also offered for the right candidate, as well as career progression to Assistant Credit Manager within a 6-12 month period.

  • Responsible for the collection of cash and management of a portfolio of customers in EMEA territories.

  • Managing a multicurrency ledger of 150 live accounts with 15 key accounts. Chasing invoice values up to 0.75million.

  • Monitor key customers and country markets

  • Chasing outstanding debts by telephone and email

  • Working to cash collection targets

  • Liaising with sale teams to resolve customer invoice issues Credit checking and setting limits. putting accounts on hold and making decisions on releasing orders

  • Monitor key customers and country markets

  • Building of relationships with external agencies such as debt collection agencies, solicitors, business information providers

  • Reporting - weekly & monthly reporting of debtors

  • Providing information to assist with cashflow forecasting and calculation of bad debt provision

  • Work with the EMEA Credit Manager to produce and distribute informative reports to key business stakeholders

  • Assist the Credit Manager in driving improvements and efficiencies in the department and wider EMEA region

  • Other duties - special projects, and special reporting as assigned.

  • Ad hoc finance team support and ability to lead department in Credit Managers absence


  • Ideally French and/or Arabic speaking - an understand of the culture is essential for the role

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience within credit control, ideally within a shared service environment

  • Passionate about credit control and a career within credit management

  • Understanding of accounting ledgers and reconciliations

  • Works well within a team or on an individual basis.

  • Self motivated and a string work ethic

  • Experience of a multi-currency environment

  • Experience of working in a complex business

If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Sarah Chandler at CWC Recruitment Ltd.

CWC is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to recruiting credit professionals. We have over 30 years of credit control and credit management recruitment experience. We are true experts within our field.

Required skills

  • Arabic
  • Credit Control
  • French
  • Sales Ledger

Reference: 34651408

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