Senior International Credit Controller - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 3131 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Nov 2019
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iMultiply Resourcing are delighted to be exclusively engaged on a Senior International Credit Controller with European Languages.

The Company

This iconic and prestigious Edinburgh based brand that has an unparalleled understanding of the markets in which they operate. Having experienced significant growth in global operations in the past 5 years they are now looking to strengthen their finance team with a likeminded individual who can bolster their ethos for success.

The Role

The Exciting opportunity of Senior International Credit Controller is a key role within the finance team of this business, reporting into the Credit Manager, this person will be part of the credit management team being responsible for protecting their investment in debtors. The successful candidate must be multilingual to liaise with international businesses to ensure knowledge of customer accounts, status and timeous resolution of queries. An essential function of the role is to efficiently maintain an accurate accounts receivable ledger and database, and ensure that cash collections targets are consistently achieved.

On Offer

The position of Senior International Credit Control will offer a highly competitive salary depending on experience.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Produce the application of company credit policy and procedures
  • Maintain the customer accounts on ERP systems
  • Manage ledgers while adhering to credit management targets and timelines
  • Manage and allocate payments received
  • Manage multi-currency payments
  • Monitor deductions and ensure relevant action is taken to resolve any issues
  • Manage multi-currency and late fee payments
  • Liaise with customer service team, to ensure customer queries are resolved promptly
  • Order management requirements including order monitoring and release in accordance with CM Policy
  • Prepare AR reconciliations on a monthly and adhoc basis
  • Monitor dedications and ensure relevant action is taken to resolve any issues
  • Regularly review credit limits utilising credit reference agencies
  • Proactively manage the credit control team to ensure KPI’s and company credit control targets are met and exceeded
  • Liaising with customers and distributors to ensure prompt payments on a regular basis.
  • Managing the company’s exposure to bad debt by working with customers to ensure outstanding debts are paid, monitoring credit worthiness and advising sales teams accordingly.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a credit controller position within domestic and international markets with substantial turnover
  • Fluency of European languages is a pre-requisite for this position.
  • Have experience with international credit collections including Letter of Credit Procedures and international banks.
  • Have an excellent track record in progressing debt and reducing debtor days and B2B credit management
  • Membership (or studying towards membership) of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management is desirable
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Be a self-motivated, proactive problem solver

If you have any questions or queries regarding this position please contact our Recruitment Partner,  Jack Ramage at iMultiply Resourcing for a confidential discussion on 0131 603 7747 or email