German Speaking Credit Controller

Location: [Essex] Harlow
Ref: SKC10840745

Job Description

German Speaking Credit Controller / Accounts Assistant
Based near Bishop Stortford & Harlow in Essex
£25,000 - £35,000

An excellent opportunity to join a small but growing fashion business in Essex.

You will report to the Finance Director and be part of a team of 6 in finance.

The position will primarily be responsible for managing a German ledger as well as some other EUR and UK debtors. There is also the opportunity to get involved in other areas of accounts if you are keen to broaden your experience.

Job details

Managing a German, EUR and UK ledger
Regular monitoring on the Aged Debtors and identifying overdue Invoices
Chasing customers for outstanding debts inline with debt chasing procedures
Responsible for German direct debit collection process
Managing the credit collection agency admin to send out final demands
Prepare and maintain debtor spreadsheets
Credit checking and liaising with Sales Admin regarding accounts on hold
Sending out on hold report for UK and German sales reps monthly
Generating Sales Ledger reports for the Group Customers providing supporting Invoices & credit notes
Prepare and distribute consolidated statements
Allocation of cash received
Reconciling customer accounts
Prepare and distribute consolidated statements
Working with German speaking staff to help manage and oversee any other accounting tasks for the German subsidiary
Support Assistant Accountant in their role of chasing other debt
Setting up new customer accounts in the absence of Sales Admin staff.
Amend and correct account information in the absence of Sales Admin staff


German speaking is essential
Some accounts / credit control experience is essential
Self motivated and the ability to managed workloads and deadlines
A can do attitude
Flexibility to work as a team and cover others when needed

What’s on offer

Salary is flexible for candidates with the relevant experience
My client is looking for someone to work in the office 37 hours a week
Flexibility on start and finish times is offered
23.5 days holiday + bank holidays
Free parking on site
Modern offices with pleasant, friendly team atmosphere

If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Sarah Chandler at CWC Recruitment Ltd.

CWC is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to recruiting credit professionals. We have over 35 years of credit control and credit management recruitment experience. We are true experts within our field.

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