Credit Controller

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: David Morris

Credit Controller needed for a large independent Window and Door fabricator based in Eastbourne.

Job Title: Credit Controller

Responsible to: Group Financial Controller

Area of responsibility: Finance

Salary: £19-22K


The successful applicant will be the sole Credit Controller within the Finance team, managing the day to day credit control functions. You will be required to build and maintain strong relationships with customers & colleagues to ensure the smooth running of accounts. You will also need to ensure timely payments are made, incoming funds are processed and work with colleagues within the group to resolve account queries and manage debt recovery. You will also evaluate new credit requests, including checking credit ratings, deciding whether to allow credit to a debtor and advising on credit limits.


  • Outstanding attention to detail with an ability to reconcile complex accounts
  • Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and accountancy software
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with external clients and internal colleagues
  • Professional, confident and diplomatic when liaising with others
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Possible qualification of CICM

Main Responsibilities:

  • Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts of company debtors
  • Reporting to the Group Financial Controller as well as Directors on the status of debts & highlighting issues in a timely manner
  • Evaluating new credit requests and reviewing customers' credit rating
  • Setting up of terms and conditions of credit
  • Ensuring timely payment of debts
  • Following up payments as needed
  • Negotiating re-payment plans
  • Responding to relevant client enquiries
  • Working closely with colleagues within the group to resolve any product issues that are causing payment delays
  • Processing and reconciliation of invoices where necessary
  • Checking and posting of receipts to accounting systems
  • Preparation of statements, client status reports and all relevant information as required
  • Managing sales ledger
  • Assisting the purchase ledger function if needed
  • Providing administrative support to the team

What to do Next

This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Auditing professional within a very exciting multinational company. If this role looks of interest to you then please click the apply button or contact Dave directly.

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