Credit Controller

Credit Controller

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Credit Control

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £24000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Parking

  • Contact:

    James Adey

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Credit Control Job - £22,000 - £24,000 + 10% Bonus + Benefits + Parking + Central Reading



My client is a progressive and rapidly growing manufacturing company based in Reading. They are currently seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join their team on a permanent basis.


You will oversee a section of the UK Sales Ledger and be responsible for Credit Collections, analysis, reporting and query resolution within a varied portfolio of debtors including key accounts. This is a heavily incentivised role which will bring rewards for hard work.


The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, strong communicator with experience in a Team based collections environment, ensuring accurate cash flow forecasting and hold overall responsibility for driving down DSO through effective and streamlined cash collection processes.


You will be required to build long-standing relationships both internally and externally and solve any queries relating to invoices and disputes by partnering with stakeholders within the business.



Duties include:

  • Obtaining payment from Clients using effective collection techniques via telephone/email
  • Query resolution and Credit note processing resolving disputes efficiently
  • Sales Ledger account reconciliations and associated commentary + forecasting
  • Credit Control and Credit Risk analysis - using informed reasoning to aid decision making
  • Running stop processes on accounts and communicating with internal stakeholders
  • Report and review +90 day overdue or doubtful debtors with Credit Manager
  • Customer account maintenance
  • Must be well organised and flexible and capable of working to tight deadlines
  • Working closely with internal colleagues & Non-finance teams
  • Some customer visits as required

The Candidate:

  • Proven experience as a Credit Controller +2 years
  • Confident, versatile telephone manner

  • Enthusiastic about collections and positive work ethic
  • Outgoing, engaging personality and the ability to work with a diverse portfolio of debtors
  • Pro-active approach to collections and developing rapport with debtors
  • Team Player who is happy to work within a Team and add value during busy periods
  • Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong Excel skills - Vlookup, ledger production, statement production and ad-hoc reporting
  • Experience of using Epicor would be an advantage


This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Credit Controller to join a highly respected business in Reading.


If this sounds like the ideal job for you please click to apply or contact James Adey on 01189 559 534 for further information.


Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.