Credit Controller (construction)

14 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Alex Pringle
Contract type
Part time

This is an exciting opportunity for a new member to join the accountancy team in north London. This is a role for a sole credit controller sitting within the accountancy team. As it is a sole role this is an opportunity to push and develop your skill set to a high standard. Based in Central London.

Client Details

Page are proud to represent this large and growing construction company based in the Camden area of London. As they are growing and moving forward an opportunity for a Construction credit controller has come up. They are looking for like minded individuals to join the ever growing team.


The key responsibilities for the Credit Controller (Construction) are:

  • Prioritising the chasing of customer debts according to size, number of days overdue, risk profile, etc.
  • Making a large number of phone calls (c.50/day) to customers to confirm/chase timely payment
  • Facilitating the sales desk's activities by obtaining credit insurance cover from the credit insurance providers (currently Coface) for customers enjoying payment terms and/or by offering alternative methods of payments such as credit cards, cash upfront or letter of credit
  • Recommending levels of credit exposure on specific customers based on financial analysis (the company currently has access to Creditsafe) to the company's Head of Finance or Finance Director for approval
  • Monitoring customer queries (non-compliance reports) which may have an impact on the timely payment of customers' debt and ensuring that these are resolved swiftly and satisfactorily. Issuing credit notes once approved.
  • Pursuing late payers according to a pre-agreed protocol (phone call, letter 1, letter 2, letter before action, report to credit agencies, statutory demand, appointment of debt collectors or of solicitors)
  • Reporting to management team to ensure constant visibility over the company's credit exposure
  • Multi-currency cash posting
  • New account opening

  • Profile

    The successful Credit Controller (construction) must:

    • Be happy to work on a sole role
    • Feel confident working on a ledger of £19M with 6000 live accounts
    • Chasing international clients such as Dubai and Spain
    • Ability to commute to North London
    • Excel VLookUp and Pivot Table standard
    • Happy to work the hours 8am - 6pm
    • Have strong communication skills
    • Work well under own supervision
    • Have strong collections knowledge
    • Passion for hitting targets
    • Ability to commute to Camden, London

    Job Offer

    The successfully Construction Credit Controller (Construction) will be offered a cooperative salary between £28,000 and £40,000 and have access to a full benefits package. This is a demanding role, please read the full description before applying. Based in London.

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