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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Credit Control

Thame, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Credit Controller

Flexible on hours or days

2 days in the office - 3 days at home - ideally suited to a car owner, due to the rural location of the office, on the outskirts of Thame.

£25,000 - £28,000 (Full time Equivalent - flexible work options also available)

Our client is a well established, international provider of services to their Global clients, based at their Head Office on the outskirts of Thame. They require a friendly, multi-tasking Credit Controller to join their finance team. You may well be able to offer a few years of experience, a returner to work after a period of leave and ready to return to a varied Collections position. All options will be considered! You must be professional and able to offer some suitable experience, and likely to have worked in a small team environment where you have performed a varied hands-on role.


To undertake the credit control function for the group using Collect and to assist the Finance Director/Finance Manager in collecting all the money that is due from Customers.


To ensure that all amounts owed to the companies by customers are collected in a timely manner.
Responsibility for performing daily banking duties including allocating receipts against invoices.
To assist and liaise with FGI to satisfy FGI's (invoice finance company) verification processes on our ledger balances in GBP, USD & EUR.
Updating the Cash Monitoring spreadsheet daily.
Assisting the Finance Director in dealing with the credit checking of new customers and applying for credit cover via FGI's TRUST website.
Maintain the credit limits on the customer database.
Review customers credit exposure versus their orders and credit limits.
Provide general assistance within the Finance Department and emergency cover if needed.
Email the monthly customer statements using Collect within 2 working days of the month end.
Upload regional debtor reports onto the intranet.
Keep the customer contact information in Sun Systems up to date.
Attend meetings with regional sales teams for updates on the local business.
Take up trade and bank references as required for new customers promptly.
Complete trade reference/audit balance requests received by Imago on behalf of existing customers on the same day as the receipt is identified.
Updating consultancy payment reports for related receipts and notifying the Finance Manager/Consultancy Team as appropriate.
Assist with any legal claims made against customers.
Liaise with sales and production teams for any queries.
Encourage the use of technology/reports to improve processes and add value.
Assist with the customer update section of the monthly Board report.


Understanding of double entry bookkeeping (AAT is preferable)
A knowledge of French would be an advantage
Familiarity with multi-currency ledgers
Ability to take ownership of the ledger and highlight issues to management so they are aware KEY COMPETENCIES

Excel intermediate level - to enable and understand reports generated
Comfortable with online banking systems as well as vendor payment systems
IT literate


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