Credit Manager

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Location: [G. London] Woolwich
Ref: CW8198

Job Description

Credit Manager
£40,000 - £45,000
South East London

An exciting opportunity to join a large specialist food supplier, to manage a team of 12 based across the South of England. Reporting into the Head of Credit, this is a newly created position based in Woolwich, and would suit a highly experienced senior credit professional with extensive commercial awareness, strong leadership skills, and the ability to implement and drive efficiencies and improvements. Duties include:

• Managing and motivating a team of 12 credit controllers within various sites
• Ensuring payments are received to agreed terms so that cash collection and overdue targets are achieved
• Conducting regular debtor reviews to ensure consistent standards are achieved and credit control procedures are adhered to
• Work within the terms of the Group Credit Insurance Policy to keep exposure to an agreed level
• Regular meetings with the Sales and Customer Service to discuss key accounts
• Support and encourage the Credit Control Teams to hit cash targets
• Process and System improvements & implementations
• Monthly reporting of aged debt and potential bad debt to Group Head of Credit
• Assisting Group Head of Credit and Group Risk Manager where required

Skills / Experience Required:

• Experience managing a large credit control team
• Strong track record of dealing with a high volume transactions
• Commercial awareness and a positive approach to building good working relationships with staff and customers alike
• Clear decision making
• A high level of numeracy and accuracy
• Experience of working with ERP’s such as Oracle & SAP, and system changes / upgrades
• The ability to manage own workload, prioritise tasks, direct work and drive results


If you are interested in this vacancy please contact 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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