Credit Control

Credit Control

  • Location

    Thame, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £27000 - £290000 per annum + 22 days holidays (rising) + pension

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


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


  • 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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