Credit Controller

  • Job Reference: 6928660/001
  • Date Posted: 11 February 2020
  • Recruiter: North West
  • Location: Tameside, Greater Manchester, England
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £22k per year
  • Sector: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:            Credit Controller (Maternity Cover)

Department:      Sales and Finance Office

Salary:                £22,000


We are pleased to announce that we have an opportunity for a finance professional to join our small team.

The successful candidate will assist in the efficient collection, control and administration of monies owed to the Company within the guidelines determined by the agreed credit terms

This varied and interesting role demands an organised, conscientious and accurate approach with duties spanning the BSME UK Branch sales and Agency ledgers. These ledgers require a responsible and dedicated controller, experienced in questioning discrepancies as appropriate and chasing up issues through to completion.


Main Duties


  • Collection of monies mainly by telephone, with further contact by e-mail and letter when necessary, ensuring all payments are made within agreed credit terms, advising senior management of any discrepancies or issues.

  • Dealing with customer account queries, generating fortnightly statement run, raising credit notes, cancelling & re-issuing invoices, allocating debit notes, running and completing ledger reports.

  • Download online daily Bank statement and accurately post and allocate payments received into our bank

  • Weekly/Monthly reconciliations of all processes.

  • Placing accounts on Stop when required, limiting deliveries and order processing in accordance with company policy.

  • Monitoring and releasing finance orders when applications complete on our Finance partner’s portal

  • Investigating and resolving complex Retail account queries and reconciliations

  • Updating required invoice and billing information on Retail partner portals

  • Taking telephone enquiries, supporting team email In box during busy periods including processing orders and price queries

  • Internal/ External Audit support, providing required documents for Auditors locally or in HQ

  • General administration duties and cover for colleagues as and when required.




  • Previous credit control experience.

  • Excellent organisation, administration and time management skills.

  • Conscientious and be capable of meeting strict deadlines.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills.

  • A proficient knowledge of SAP is essential.