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Credit Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Wickford, Essex, England
GBP30000.00 - GBP35000.00 per annum
Closing date
21 Jun 2023

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Construction and property
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
Hays are working in partnership with a highly successful group business to recruit a new Credit Manager to their team. This company are a family owned operation and pride themselves on the positive office culture they have developed.

Your new role
The main purpose of the role will be to oversee and credit operations for 5 businesses across a vast multi-site set-up, and a varying customer base. Specifically you will be responsible for:

  • Managing a Team of 6 Credit Controllers
  • Overseeing the effective collection of Company debt
  • Reviewing all New Accounts and setting appropriate Credit Limits
  • Reviewing existing Credit Limits
  • Provide ongoing support & training for Credit Controllers
  • Prepare Month End Reports for the Finance Manager, to include commentary on Debtors Days & Aging of Debt
  • Measure Departmental performance with agreed KPI's
  • To be responsible for the maintaining & collection of debt associated to Key/Major Clients
  • Any other reasonable ad hoc duties

This is a fully office based role working 37.5 hours per week between Monday and Friday.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have:

  • A positive and flexible attitude with the ability to act on their own initiative.
  • Experience of working within and managing a large team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills for timely and efficient resolution of invoice queries
  • Experience of working well under pressure, prioritise workload, and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • A basic level of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience with using accounts software packages such as Sage 50 and Sage 200 (would be useful)

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance (rising with service)
  • Option to buy extra holidays
  • Group pension
  • Life assurance
  • Annual Salary review - takes place each January
  • Life Insurance 2 x annual salary
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Family run and well established, secure company (trading over 80 years)
  • Open door policy
  • Employee Referral scheme
  • Benefits scheme (discounted retailers scheme)
  • Corporate Eyecare Scheme through Specsavers
  • Message the MD/CEO/Staff Satisfaction Survey

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow


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