The position for Senior Credit Controller in Blackburn is no longer available
Senior Credit Controller
The Chubb brand is one of the most recognised fire and security brands in the world. From digital CCTV surveillance and intruder alarms to fire detection and suppression systems, we provide a full range of innovative products and services to customers, including most FTSE 100 companies.
Since 2003 Chubb has been an integral division of UTC Fire & Security. This truly international, talent driven company is focused on performance and results, with more than 52,000 people in nearly 30 countries, including 3,000 Chubb employees in the UK.
We have a big commitment to the continuing development of everyone who works for us and therefore we encourage and strongly support career progression, with opportunities for promotion within our organisation and throughout the wider UTC global group.
We are recruiting a Senior Credit Controller for our Blackburn based Credit Control Shared Services function to take responsibility for the sales ledger of one of our Group Companies
Reporting to the Credit Control Manager, your main focus will be to achieve monthly cash collection and arrears reduction targets and maintain high levels of customer service at all times.
In order to be considered you will possess extensive knowledge and experience of credit control and bookkeeping in a small business environment to include legal credit control processes. You will also be well versed in chasing debt from customers who are often Owner Managed Businesses and possess the necessary commercial skills and credibility to build effective working relationships
As an experienced Credit Controller, you will also ideally possess supervisory experience in order to be able to deputise for the Team Manager in their absence. It is essential you have worked in fast paced environment and can manage high volume accounts. You will be an effective communicator, highly motivated, computer literate including Microsoft Office and be a team player.
Duties will include taking ownership of the ledger and, working with the minimum of direction, you will chase outstanding debt for a selected group of customers, working to monthly cash collection and arrears targets; you will negotiate with customers to bring payments in to line with payment terms and take ownership and responsibility for ensuring that final reminder letters are sent to debtors and followed up.
We welcome applications from talented and experienced Credit Controllers, Accounts Assistants, Bookkeepers, Assistant Accountants, Accounts Managers, Accounts Supervisors, Credit Control Supervisors or Senior Credit Controllers who live within easy daily commuting distance of our Blackburn site.
Please note that due to the high volume of responses that we receive for opportunities across the UK, Chubb Fire & Security are unfortunately no longer able to respond to each application directly or to provide further individual feedback. We will however contact you should we select you to attend an interview. Should you not receive a reply from us within 4 weeks, please assume that your application on this occasion has proved unsuccessful.