Credit Controller

Bedford, Bedfordshire
£20000 - £23000 per annum
10 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Joe West
Job role
Credit control
Contract type
Part time

An urgent need for a Credit Controller based in Bedford for this temp to perm opportunity. A varied role that will take ownership of the ledgers and ensure company cash flow is improved through accurate and proactive collection of outstanding invoices

Client Details

The client is a force within the Manufacturing and Production industry with sites located across the country and a presence on the larger European markets. They have a strong reputation amongst their customers for providing top quality products and are needing a Credit Controller on a temp to perm basis in order to recover outstanding debt and look at the current finance processes to ensure the proactive collection of debt and reduction of future invoicing issues. Located in Bedford, they are an easy commute for anyone located in Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton or the surrounding area.


The Credit Controller will have responsibilities that include:

  • To manage a portfolio of existing and new customers for the purpose of controlling, reducing and maintaining debt
  • Production of Monthly debt reports
  • Exporting data from systems to Excel
  • Achieve high volumes of daily credit control, documenting call activity - promised payments - instalments
  • Log customer disputes, ensuring the level of detail is sufficient for analysing root cause issues
  • Achieve high level collection results for nominated accounts reducing and then maintaining aged debt position
  • To provide speedy solutions for document requests
  • Releasing orders in line with credit policy and updating list daily for stream stakeholders
  • Attend any meetings as required


The successful Credit Controller will have the following experience and characteristics:

  • Demonstrable experience in a credit control
  • Microsoft Office skills namely Excel
  • Ability to communicate with customers and staff at all levels of the organisation with excellent telephone manner
  • To have negotiation skills in relation to credit control
  • A pro-active personality with an ability to take ownership of processes

Job Offer

The opportunity to join a Manufacturing and Production giant in an interesting and varied role that allows for a transfer of skills. Free parking on site in an easily commutable location in Bedford.

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