Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Credit Controller


Reference: SM/0075

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £18,000.00

Maximum Salary: £23,000.00


I am currently recruiting for my client based near to Congleton for a credit controller to join the team on a 9 month contract basis. The role will be to cover a period of maternity leave so only experienced credit controllers can be considered, minimum 2 years ideally. This is a fun company with a close nit finance team who all work very well together.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation and management of accounts ensuring adherence to credit terms
  • Maintaining proactive contact with customers to ensure invoices have been received, are accurate and clear for payment
  • Speaking to customers in advance ensuring that payments are ready to be issued on time and in full
  • Ongoing audit and analysis of credit limits to mitigate the risk of exposure
  • Resolve queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
  • Set up new customer accounts accurately, in detail and prior to first invoice due date
  • Make timely recommendations for preventative action where balances are outstanding and deemed “at risk”
  • Make recommendations for legal action to collect monies owed if necessary
  • Proactive contact with clients to ensure they are kept up to date with any issues or changes
  • Ensure notes and actions are clearly recorded in the credit control system
  • Communicating and managing customer repayment plans as agreed with Credit Control Manager
  • Consistently meet set targets and key performance indicators
  • Take ownership of complex account problems
  • Use judgement and act upon it to recognise where advice and support is needed to resolve account problems
  • Personally ensure that clients are kept up to date on issues, exceptions or change
  • Raise & process credit requests



  • At least 2 years continuous dedicated Credit Control experience
  • Confident communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Strong customer service abilities and an understanding of query ownership and resolution


If you feel you have the necessary skills please apply to be considered for the shortlist. This role is ideally starting mid – end of July 2019.


Type – Contract (9 months)

Location – Congleton

Salary - £18,000 - £23,000 DOE