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French Credit Controller

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

  • Contact email:

    fionaprice@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    29695_1661355278

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

Fluent French Speaking Credit Controller

£27,000 - £32,000 + 25 days holiday + bens

Hybrid working - must be able to commute to Reading 3 days per week

Our client is one of the most well-established, FMCG clients and is based in over 15 countries across Europe and aims to deliver a first-class service to all of it's customers. Due to a recent promotion of an existing Credit Controller, my client is seeking an experienced French Credit Controller seeking their next challenging role, to cover the French clients, amongst some UK clients. You will be based in their Reading Office 3 days per week and work in a small, close-knit Credit Control team.

My client can offer full training, to those with limited credit control experience, but this role is ideally suited to individuals who have held similar roles within a team environment previously, within a European team ideally, and if you are able to hit the ground running with limited training, then this would be preferred. A fluency in French is essential.

Based in their central collections team, in Reading, you will be responsible for your own portfolio of customer accounts, and will undertake the following duties, whilst working in an experienced team, reporting to the Credit Supervisor:

- To actively chase an assigned portfolio of around 500 - 750 live accounts, to ensure payment to terms and maximise collections in order to achieve monthly and quarterly targets.

-Communicate with customers on a daily basis, to ensure prompt payment of outstanding invoices and maximise cash collected

- Focus on maintaining and developing excellent relationships with customers and resolving any queries accordingly in an efficient and effective manner

- Raise credit notes and re-issue invoices as and when required

- Maintain detailed notes on all accounts, and up-date all relevant systems with the status of all outstanding invoices

- Resolve disputes effectively

- Be responsible for credit risk and credit assessment of new accounts

The successful French Credit Controller will offer recent experience of working in a similar role, be able to build long term relationships and offer a passion for helping people! Someone who is strong on systems and processes will be highly needed!

This is a challenging, fast-paced French Speaking Credit Control position, and requires the individual to be extremely team-focused, and be able to maintain a quality of service to all of it's customers, and work effectively with all internal colleagues, account managers, sales staff and admin staff at all times. The ability to work under pressure is essential.

Please contact me for further information of this superb French Speaking Credit Control opportunity in Reading, where my client can offer superb, modern offices, free parking and a great working environment. This role will be hired on a permanent basis and my client can offer excellent benefits, free parking and long-term career progression also, for the successful candidate.

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