Credit Controller

Job Title: Credit Controller
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £25,000 - £26.000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7310

    Job description:

    We are currently assisting the recruitment of a Credit Controller for an organisation that specialises in UK and Overseas debt recovery.

    The successful candidate will look after client ledgers and will work in a small team reporting directly into the Managing Director.


    What you can expect:

    • £25,000 – £26,000
    • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays (+ Christmas close)
    • Annual profit related bonus
    • On-site parking
    • 9am – 5pm (1 hour lunch) – 35 hour working week
    • Office based


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Chasing debt by telephone and email on client ledgers
    • Arranging payment with debtors by BACS or CHAPS
    • Maintain regular communication with clients, keeping them informed of debt recovery progress.
    • Negotiate settlements with debtors, considering the financial circumstances of both the debtor and the creditor
    • Ledger reconciliation
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all debt recovery activities
    • Prepare reports on debt collection progress including outstanding balances, payments received and issues


    Skills and experience required:

    • Previous experience in credit control, debt recovery, or a similar role, preferably within the insolvency or financial services sector.
    • Experience of sales ledger desirable
    • Strong negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with debtors, clients, and internal stakeholders.
    • Good working knowledge of Excel (formulas)
    • Strong organisational skills including proven ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
    • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, willing to support colleagues as requested