Credit Controller

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
£23000 - £28000 per annum
01 Oct 2020
15 Oct 2020
Charlotte Day
Job role
Credit control
Contract type
Part time
Experience level
Part qualified

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Credit Controller to join a medium sized global company in their finance team based in Welwyn Garden City, reporting directly into the Accounts Manager. The role purpose is to manage the credit control activities for the UK and US business.

Client Details

This is a really exciting time to join a fast growing electronics company who put their people first and are committed to providing an exceptional service and quality products. The role will be in a small but friendly team and will be taking ownership of the full sales ledger process, so a proactive, self-starter is needed for the role.


Key responsibilities of the Credit Controller include:

  • Manage the AR ledger for the UK and US electronics businesses including performing all normal sales ledger and credit control duties
  • Chasing invoices via phone and email in a timely manner
  • Run credit reports for new and existing customers as required and provide guidance on credit terms to Sales and Operations teams
  • Reconciliation of accounts and cash allocation
  • Prepare and provide ad hoc reports on the status of assigned accounts
  • Liaise with Sales and Operations teams to improve communication with Finance and develop better control framework
  • Dealing with disputes/query resolution
  • Negotiate payment terms with customers
  • Manage and mitigate credit risk by developing new and existing credit control policies to bring them up to date
  • Liaising with internal/external management
  • Running weekly aged debt reports
  • Setting credit limits with customers and carrying out financial checks on customers


The successful candidate would have:

  • Car owner preferred
  • Minimum 4 years-experience in a similar role, preferably in a business with international operations
  • Good GCSE's (especially Maths and English)
  • Part Qualified CICM preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience with Excel and ERP Systems
  • Solid understanding of double entry accounting
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Flexible and comfortable with working in a small, dynamic team

Job Offer

Initially the credit controller will work three days a week, increasing to five days subject to future business growth and business requirements, and the successful candidate will get up to £28,000 (pro-rata) plus additional benefits.

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