Credit Controller

Credit Controller

Job Title: Credit Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £22,000
REF: 897209
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join their SME friendly team. You will be responsible for chasing outstanding debt to the company and will play a pivotal role in the cash-flow of the organisation ensuring credit given to customers is monitored and controlled effectively.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Chase overdue accounts
  • Using Credit Safe and Atradius establish insured debt levels for credit limits
  • Pick up Credit Safe warnings and raise any concerns on accounts with the FD
  • Control (with a couple of other Finance staff), putting accounts on hold and removing from on hold depending upon debt levels/age, orders placed and receipts on Sage 200 (and a manual spreadsheet for a subsidiary account)
  • Allocate monies received to invoices and raise any inconsistencies with the customer
  • Deal with management and operational requests on credit requests - orders received
  • Review each debtor account at least once a quarter - top 10% monthly plus 1/3 of other accounts rotated each month
  • Receive credit note requests, evaluate, get authorised and raise credit notes
  • Update credit note log and produce a monthly report (simple extract)
  • Adhoc Finance reports

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Credit Controller
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Self-motivated and resilient with effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Confident, proactive and target driven individual
  • Numerate with a good eye for detail
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and support other areas when needed


  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm (1 hour for lunch)
  • 40 hour working week

Salary and benefits:

  • Circa £22,000
  • Pension - statutory
  • 21 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • On-site parking at their premises or outside their warehouse across the road