Credit Controller

Job Title: Credit Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London
Salary: £25140 to £31420 (including bonuses)
Start Date: Asap
Duration: Ongoing
REF: SS/CreditController2
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 5 years ago

Job Description

Dynamic, social and fast paced Media Company are recruiting a driven commercially minded credit controller. The company offers amazing benefits - see below. You will be resilient and respond well under pressure, show high levels of confidence, be customer focused and be able to problem-solve quickly, assume ownership of any problems and get back to our customers in as short a time frame as possible. Exceptional organisational & time management skills are therefore essential and experience of working in exhibitions is preferred. The company are growing fast, promote from within and offer fantastic career progression.

Salary £25,140 plus bonus which is 25% of your basic salary, total earnings ability is £31,420 and this is being achieved consistently.

Key Responsibilities of the credit controller

General Credit Control

  • Ensuring all invoices are paid as close to due date as possible
  • Contacting customers by telephone, e-mail and in person to ensure payment deadlines are met
  • Ensuring all show debts are paid before the show open date
  • Ensuring that debtor statements are sent out on time
  • Ensuring all debtor queries are dealt with promptly
  • Ensuring pre-show debt reports are maintained and distributed properly
  • Ensuring overall debt exposure is kept to a bare minimum
  • Reconciliation of sales records with financial systems to ensure everything is invoiced and numbers match between the systems

Pro active Credit Control

  • Liaising with Sales Teams to ensure contracts are properly completed and returned in good time
  • Liaising with Sales Teams with regard to potential bad debtors
  • Ensuring customers records are maintained and that credit notes and unallocated cash receipts are kept to a minimum
  • To be aware of future shows and the potential debt exposure
  • Maintaining relationships with exhibitors, including visiting the events for face to face communications and processing on-site payments

Knowledge, Skills, Attitude and Behaviour:

  • Familiarity with VAT and tax regulations in the UK , EU and worldwide
  • Adaptability to work with different currencies and FX rates
  • Confidence and adaptability in dealing with different I.T. registration systems.
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards financial software
  • Be familiar with and conform to the company’s Health, Safety and Environment Policy and associated procedures
  • Contribute to a team environment and maintain a good working atmosphere.

Salary £25,140 plus bonus which is 25% of your basic salary, total earnings ability is £31,420 and this is being achieved consistently.


  • 25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays per year + closed at Christmas
  • Eligible to join the company’s BUPA Healthcare Scheme after one year of employment with the Company.
  • Eligible to join the Enhanced Stakeholder Pension Scheme after successful competition of the probationary period. Company contributions commencing after one year of employment.
  • An In-house Learning and Achievement department, delivering a variety of interactive and engaging learning events for all employees
  • All permanent staff are gifted their birthday as a paid day of special leave
  • Free weekly Pilate’s classes.
  • Ride 2 Work Scheme.
  • Employee Referral Scheme - refer a candidate to us and on successful completion of their probation you will receive £500 and a further £500 on their one year anniversary with us.
  • One day per quarter to carry out charity work.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loans