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Credit Control Supervisor

Published 29 November 2023
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 29th November 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Credit Control Supervisor - South Leicestershire/Market Harborough - Up to £32,000 - Permanent

Are you an experienced credit control professional looking for an exciting opportunity to lead and support a dynamic team? We're partnering with a leading company in the manufacturing sector, and they're on the lookout for a dedicated and proactive Senior Credit Control Supervisor to oversee their UK operations.

Key Responsibilities:

Team Leadership:

  • Supervise a team of 2 UK Credit controllers.
  • Be the go-to person for support and guidance, ensuring a smooth workflow.
  • Handle holiday requests and manage returns for sick/emergency leave.
  • Conduct annual appraisals, setting objectives for continuous improvement.

Sales Ledger Management:

  • Take charge of the day-to-day operations of a ledger
  • Conduct monthly credit account reviews to mitigate risk and ensure insurance coverage.
  • Drive customer collections for timely payments, resolving disputes promptly.
  • Manage cash receipt allocation and reconcile to bank statements.
  • Handle month-end reporting and related provisions.

Cash Flow Oversight:

  • Assume overall responsibility for the cash receipts forecast of UK subsidiaries.
  • Prepare cash receipts forecasts for the assigned subsidiary.
  • Compile team cash receipts forecasts and provide summaries to the Credit Manager.

Legal Recovery:

  • Escalate debts to third-party collection agents post dunning process completion.
  • Complete collection files, monitoring progress, and providing monthly updates.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal recovery procedures.

International Collaboration:

  • Provide ad hoc support to the Germany Credit Controller.
  • Offer holiday cover when required.

Measurement of Effectiveness:

Credit Control:

  • Ensure the smooth running and supervision of the UK Credit Control department.
  • Maintain a minimized aged debt for UK subsidiaries.
  • Achieve on-time, in-full payments to meet DSO target days.

Credit Risk:

  • Manage credit risk through credit insurance.
  • Regularly review discretionary limits and report doubtful debts to the Credit Manager.

Cash Allocation and Forecasting:

  • Post cash receipts promptly and accurately.
  • Accurately forecast weekly cash receipts for the UK subsidiary.


  • Provide accurate and timely month-end reporting for all UK subsidiaries.

Personal Specification:

Essential Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Senior Credit Control/Credit Control Supervisor.
  • Experience in a multi-site and currency organisation.
  • Proficient in preparing and reviewing AR month-end reports.
  • Knowledge of monthly provisions.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills across all organisational levels.

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience with credit agencies and credit insurance.
  • Familiarity with recognised ERP packages.

If you're ready to take your credit control career to the next level and be part of a collaborative and dynamic team, apply now! Your expertise will play a pivotal role in the financial success of this business.

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