• Credit Manager – Northampton

    Location: Staffordshire Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Bonus Position: Permanent

    Astute recruitment is business partnering exclusively with a market-leading organisation based in Northampton to recruit a newly created Credit Manager position.

     

    As the Credit Manager you will operate as the subject matter expert with full responsibility for the company’s performance as well as managing, leading and developing the credit control team.

     

    The current team works well together but always strive to do more, so a big part of your role will be to set KPIs and collection targets and reviewing overall performance.

     

    Job Description:

     

    • Managing a Credit Control function on a day-to-day basis
    • Ensuring focus is maintained in key areas including cash collection and debtor days
    • Ensure all collection activities are recorded and that cash collection is maximised
    • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled to any supporting documentary evidence, with any variances investigated and resolved promptly ensuring there is no slippage during a time of significant change
    • Ensure cash received is posted in a timely basis
    • Establish and review credit and collection policies and manage the full cycle of credit including the review of credit applications, credit limits including risk analysis, new account set ups and account closures
    • Input to contract negotiations as appropriate with procurement & suppliers, such as debt collection agencies and credit information providers
    • Maintaining and improving departmental processes and reporting, whilst building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external customers.
    • To keep abreast of the latest changes in the credit management world through contact with external credit managers, credit circles and credit forums

    SUMMARY

    • Previous Credit Control Managerial experience is essential
    • Studying / Studied CICM Level 5
    • Experience liaising with external risk agencies & dealing with legal proceedings

    Key Skills and Attributes:

    • Strong leadership skill as a Credit Control Manager / Team Leader, or relevant line management experience
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Confident, articulate and adept in obtaining and, where necessary challenging, information in order to progress processing and meet targets
    • A robust approach to relationships and interactions with colleagues
    • Strong organisational skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
    • Strong process and financial control discipline to strengthen and develop the team
    • Comfortable working cross-functionally in areas outside own area of expertise.
    • Able to influence and interact with senior management within the organisation.
    • Intermediate Excel skills

     

    Salary £40k + Bonus

    Apply for this role

    Fill in the form bellow and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

    Your Detail

    Your Detail

    Your Detail

    Latest Jobs

    Assistant Financial Controller

    Location

    Nottinghamshire

    Salary

    £40,000 - £45,000

    Position

    Full time

    Overview

    Due to growth, this is a newly created Assistant Financial Controller role with planned progression to Financial Controller. Our client is bucking the trend and growing rapidly. Succession planning is firmly in mind for the successful applicant!   You will ideally be fully qualified or Part Qualified/ Finalist working towards completion of your formal accountancy […]

     

    Commercial Accountant

    Location

    Staffordshire

    Salary

    £35,000 - £40,000

    Position

    Full time

    Overview

    Following another successful year and growth, our client business based Burton has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and commercially focused Commercial Accountant to play an integral part of the strategic direction of the organization. Reporting to the Finance Director the successful candidate will be responsible for building strong relationships within both finance and non-finance […]

     

    Assistant Account / Bookkeeper

    Location

    Derbyshire

    Salary

    £24,000 - £26,000

    Position

    Full time

    Overview

    Nottingham based business are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Account / Bookkeeper to join the team. Reporting into the Finance Director, your duties will include a variety of tasks up to Trial Balance such as:   Full payroll for 200 monthly paid employees using sage Purchase ledger Sales ledger Credit control Cash book Bank […]