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Credit Controller

Job description

We have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Credit Controller to join our client based in Sunderland. This role is a permanent position and we require someone who has a solid background within credit control, debt management and chasing of payments. There is an immediate start available for this position for the right candidate and the company it is working for offers great progression opportunities.

Main Duties:

  • Monitoring customer orders against bad debtors list and actively pursuing outstanding invoices for payment

  • Liaising with other departments to ensure payment of invoices and to rectify customer complaints that may be preventing payment of invoices

  • Monitoring the flow of invoices/credit notes and statements to expedite payment

  • Reporting on bad debts and escalating to the general manager, when appropriate

  • Opening new accounts

  • Liaising with Central Services to ensure purchase ledger enquiries are resolved

  • Providing administrative support to the wider depot team


Skills & Experience Required:

  • A customer centric attitude

  • Previous experience in a similar office-based environment

  • The confidence to liaise and build rapport with a wide range of internal and external contacts

  • The ability to problem solve, as well as organise and prioritise day to day tasks

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with professional telephone manner

  • A commitment to continuous improvement and ability to deal with change

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office

  • Previous experience within credit control is essential

Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts unfortunately we are not always able to provide individual feedback. If you don't hear from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities in the future.

How to apply


Ref KES-V/5240-0V71

Job title Credit Controller

Area Sunderland

Salary £20,000-£22,000 per annum

Hours of work Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Permanent / Temporary Permanent