26th June 2020

Credit Controller

Reference: LMH-Newry

Location: County Down Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 26/06/2020

Abacus Careers are working with a FMCG company on their search for an experienced Credit Controller, this is a fantastic opportunity based in Newry Co.Down for someone with excellent excel and collecting skills to join a company with an unrivalled reputation and a terrific team environment

Main Activities/Tasks

  • Communicate daily in a professional manner with customers and staff.
  • Set up terms and conditions on accounts
  • Contacting customers by telephone and email to resolve payment issues.
  • Processing reminder letters and monthly statements. Print and post all statements to debtors at the end of the month
  • Liaise with sales and accounts receivable teams to resolve outstanding queries.
  • Credit vetting
  • Daily and month-end reporting and account reconciliations
  • Investigate and resolve queries relating to non-payment of invoices.
  • Draft letters to resolve issues of complaint
  • Maintain contact with customers to ensure invoices are clear for payment
  • Provide accounts information to internal departments
  • Work to strict monthly and annual collection targets
  • Service and maintenance of customer Direct Debits
  • Liaise daily with Customer Service Manager and Department.
  • Other administration and office duties as required.
  • To act as an ambassador for Savage & Whitten and behave in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
  • To work effectively and efficiently as part of a team.
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate by your immediate manager.

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to at a minimum of GCSE Level or equivalent with Grade C in GCSE Maths / English
  • Proven experience working within a Credit Control or Finance department.
  • Ability to work flexibly, on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Polite but tenacious telephone manner.
  • Excellent standard of numeracy.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office packages- especially Excel
  • Experience dealing with high volume of customers
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload.
  • Ability to interpret and process large amounts of information.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail

If you are interested in discussing further, please apply immediately

Leon McHugh

[email protected]


Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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