Credit Control Supervisor

  • Job Reference: RE0691CC
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2020
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: TBA
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email: p.brewin@rise-exec.com
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Credit Control Supervisor £20K – £25K DOE plus benefits. 

Rise Executive Search & Recruitment Ltd are currently recruiting for an experienced Credit Controller to join our Client’s finance team based in Northamptonshire. Due to continued business growth, this is an additional newly created role and an excellent opportunity to join a company that has experienced consistent growth for many years. Reporting directly into the Financial Director and supervising one other member of the credit control team, the role is responsible for day to day maintenance of the company sales ledger, the full range of credit control activities from account maintenance to statement production and remittance progressing, via telephone, email and letter. A team player, you will have a minimum of 5 years credit control experience, including supervising others and a diplomatic approach to dispute resolution. Use of Great Plains accounting software would be an advantage but not essential as training can be given.

The main duties of the role will be:
Reviewing and analysing aged debt and taking appropriate action to recover monies.
Agreeing debt collection targets and negotiating payment resolution.
Ensuring that credit notes are processed correctly, monitoring reasons for credit notes being raised.
Identifying problem debts that require escalation and discussion with the finance director.
Reconciling accounts.
Maintaining relationships with both colleagues and clients.
Actively engaging, on a monthly basis, with managers and partners on debt status and preparing monthly summary reports.
Other ad-hoc tasks as required including invoice coding and running system reports.

Requirements and Experience:
Ideally 5 year experience of working within a Finance team and will have proven experience of reducing aged debt.

Working knowledge of Great Plains is desirable.

Supervisory experience.

Be confident with the full credit control process.

Customer Account Maintenance.

Use of credit checking agency software and interpretation of data.

Customer dispute resolution.

Familiarity with the full scope of the dunning process.

Administrative support for legal proceedings.

Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.

Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.

Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office.


To register your interest contact us with an up to date CV and we will be pleased to call you for a confidential discussion. To view more of our positions click on the Rise logo at the top of this page.