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Group Credit Controller

  • Ref: JSDT080721
  • Blackley
  • Posted: 4 weeks ago
  • Salary Expectation: £25,000

Availability/Notice Period: 4 Weeks


  • 2021 – AAT – Currently studying Level 4 (self-funded)
  • OCR Adult Numeracy Level 2
  • IAB Computerised Accounts Level 2
  • ECDL Level 2
  • OCR Adult Literacy Level 2
  • ITQ Level 2

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel – including V Lookups and Pivot Tables
  • Sage 50, Xero, and various in-house systems

Career Summary

Current Employer – Service Provider

Position – Group Credit Controller

Dates – October 2019 – Present

  • Works in a sole Credit control role – manages the full Credit Control process for the Group – reports straight to the Managing Director
  • Daily works from Xero and Microsoft Excel
  • Currently manages circa 200 Customers
  • Manages all Aged and Current Debt – the oldest Debt can go up to 90 days
  • Manages 3 Ledgers – the central Ledger being across Media clients with a value of circa £6million
  • Chases individual Debts with values up to £80,000- all done via letter, telephone, and email
  • Works to unofficial Targets based around the reduction of Aged Debt – also sets herself targets on Cash Collection to improve on the previous month
  • Works solely in Sterling Currency
  • Raises all copy Statements / Invoices and sends out as required / requested
  • Responsible for downloading and allocating all Payments to the system – all Payments come in via BACS and occasionally by Cheque
  • Authorised to negotiate Payment Plans / Schedules and to ‘freeze’ Accounts where required in extreme circumstances
  • Sends out LBA – Letter Before Action – when required and assists in sending Accounts for Legal action with Solicitors
  • Manages all queries regarding Invoices, Payments and Cashflow Forecasting within the business / department
  • Deals with all queries flagged on weekly Statements
  • Maintains and updates the systems / Customer database – ensures all contact details are correct to allow for accurate and timely invoicing and Payments
  • Ensures that all Payments and posted / reconciled ready for Month End close down
  • Manages time effectively and have a logical, methodical approach to work


Previous Employer – Cleaning Services

Position – Contract Supervisor / Owner of the business

Dates – December 2011 – October 2019

  • Successfully ran Cleaning company and managing all aspects –
  • Meeting clients
  • Raising quotes and estimated prices
  • All Bookkeeping duties – Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Credit Control
  • Answering all telephone dealing with general enquiries and maintaining all company Accounts


Position – Data Entry Clerk

Dates – April 2010 – June 2011

  • Maintained / updated company’s database
  • Emailing, photocopying and general Office duties