Credit Controller – Full Time –

  • Temporary
  • Harrow, London
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Greater London
  • Salary: £12 - £15/hour


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Credit Controller to join a medium sized global company in their finance team based in Harrow, reporting directly into the Group Financial Controller. The role purpose is to manage the credit control activities for the whole business, managing 500 live accounts ranging in values.

Client Details

This is a really exciting time to join a fast growing engineering 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 credit control process, so a proactive, self-starter is needed for the role, especially as it will be working from home for the next few months.


Key responsibilities of the Credit Controller include:

Manage the AR ledger for the engineering business 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 customersProfile

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, particularly SAP/Oracle/Aggresso
Solid understanding of double entry accounting
Good organisational and communication skills
Flexible and comfortable with working in a small, dynamic team
Self motivated and proactive Job Offer

Ideally the Credit Controller will have experience in a sole role and be immediately available. The role will be initially 3 months on a temporary basis but with an excellent chance of going permanent. The credit controller should have international experience and a good understanding of all types of clients and collection experiences, having used large ERP systems. In return you will be part of a dynamic team in an exciting company and get a full time salary of up to £28,000.

Salary: £12 – £15/hour

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Harrow, London

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