Job Description

  • Job Reference:966045CV_1623773707

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: FMCG

  • Contact Name: Chad Vigano

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Credit Controller

  • Job Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Portfolio Credit Control are working on behalf of a well-known FMCG business based in Central London looking to take on a Credit Control position as a senior member of the team. The role will be heavily focused on dealing with high profile clients and reporting into an impressive Credit Manager.


* Processing new account applications, assessing creditworthiness, and setting of credit limits and payment terms
* Maximize cash flow by ensuring cash is collected in line with or below payment terms for all accounts
* Review overdue accounts daily and place customers on monitor / stop when necessary
* Build and maintain strong relationships with customers to collect overdue payments, manage their payment options and find appropriate resolutions to their account queries
* Review held orders daily and release in line with authority levels and within cut-off times
* Ensure that credit limits are adhered to at all times and to ensure that credit limit reviews are in line with changing risk and/or payment history
* Process credit and debit card payments
* Maintain a log procedure, by account, of any queries received and corresponding communication relating to collection of the outstanding debt
* Ensuring Customer details are accurately updated in the system
* To negotiate and monitor payment plans within agreed authority levels for their ledgers
* To maintain an accurate Accounts Receivable ledger and ensure accounts are reconciled regularly
* To liaise with sales personnel and internal departments (Sales Ops, Customer Care etc.) to resolve queries on customer accounts in a timely manner
* Manage multiple Inboxes keeping up to date with all incoming queries
* Allocating Cash per Customer remittances
* Attend regular debt review meetings with Credit Manager
* Run regular Debt Review Meetings with Sales to ensure outstanding issues are being addressed
* Manually generate Statements monthly per Customer specifications
* Understand, analyze and report on the overall credit risk of their ledger


* At least 5 years’ experience of credit control gained within a corporate environment.
* Excellent teamwork, organization and communication skills
* Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail
* The ability to listen to customers and negotiate winning solutions
* Proven track record of making successful credit decisions
* Familiarity with data entry and analysis



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