Credit Controller German Speaking

Location Blackburn
Discipline: Transactional
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25k per year + Bonus
Contact name: Cameron Johnstone

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Job ref: 32815
Published: 20 days ago

Job Title: Credit Controller (German Speaking)

Location: Blackburn - Office Based

Salary: £25,000 plus 5% Bonus 

I am currently partnered with global organisation that is a market leader within their field. In order to support the continue growth of the business they are recruiting for a German speaking Accounts Receivable Assistant to join their dynamic finance team. This role involves managing accounts receivable processes for French-speaking clients, ensuring timely collections, and maintaining accurate financial records.

As a Credit Controller, you will play a critical role in managing the credit control function for our client. You will be responsible for assessing the creditworthiness of customers, setting credit limits, and ensuring timely payment to support positive cash flow and financial health


  • Perform thorough credit checks, analysing and evaluating the potential risks

  • Manage the collection for a specific section of the ledger 

  • Liaise with internal & external stakeholders regarding credit limits and payment terms in line with company policies and risk assessment.

  • Establishing relationships with customers via various communication channels, following up on overdue payments. 

  • Collaborate with internal teams to address payment issues and resolve disputes in a timely manner.

  • Maintain accurate records of customer interactions, payment history, and credit risk exposure.

  • Implement effective credit control procedures to optimise cash flow and minimise bad debt risk.

  • Reconciling both bank and supplier statements accurate and up-to-date financial records

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience in a credit control role or similar financial position.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapport with customers and internal stakeholders.

  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

If you're ready to take the next step in your credit control career and join a leading industrial manufacturing organisation, we want to hear from you!