We are currently seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join our busy Finance Team at our Lincoln office. This is a key role reporting directly to the Financial Controller, with sole responsibility for the credit control process, prompt cash collection and reconciliation of values exceeding £1m.

Day to day duties include:

  • setting up new customer accounts and confirming account information
  • running credit checks, assessing credit risk and agreeing appropriate credit limits
  • monitoring customer accounts including commercial and contract payments
  • monitor group cashflow receipts and circulate cash receivable reports
  • advising divisions when credit limits have been reached or an account is suspended
  • chasing of overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter
  • recording chase history and any payment deadlines or terms agreed
  • providing assistance and information to debtors, arranging payment plans as required
  • taking card payments over the phone and processing online
  • liaising with Subcontract and Purchase Ledgers to arrange contras or hold payments
  • liaising with customers and colleagues to resolve discrepancies and queries promptly
  • coding of remittances and assisting the Sales Ledger with cash allocation to reconcile accounts
  • producing a monthly report on overdue debtor balances before month-end closure
  • escalating unresolved matters to our in-house legal team where necessary

What We’re Looking For

Ideally you will have experience in credit control looking after high-value and high-volume ledgers. Experience in the construction industry and/or knowledge of billing procedures in the construction industry would be an advantage but not essential. You must have good IT skills including excellent Microsoft Excel proficiency.

Our motto is ‘the difference is our people’ and above all, we are looking for someone with the right skills and attitude. This busy role is ideal for someone with a strong team work ethic who thrives on delivering results. You must have excellent customer service skills, with the ability to maintain positive relationships with our highly valued clients and communicate confidently and calmly with customers, suppliers and colleagues.

Employment Terms and Benefits

You will be based at our Lindum Business Park in North Hykeham. Our office hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, although some flexibility around start and finish times can be discussed for the right candidate. Please specify any specific requirements or preferences on your application.

As well as a rewarding career opportunity within a thriving business, we can offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, profit related pay, employee share scheme, free parking, access to our on-site vehicle workshop services, free health checks and wellbeing initiatives, employee discounts and offers as well as personal and professional learning and development opportunities.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the application form below or email [email protected].

We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer and are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We therefore welcome applications from all suitably skilled and qualified applicants.