Credit Controller

  • Department / Function
  • Finance
  • Location
  • 109A Regents Park Road
  • Contract Type
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Summary
  • Ask our employees to describe Bibendum, and they might tell you that Bibendum lives and breathes its customer and team focused values and is an award-winning company that ‘represents wine like no other company in the world’. Bibendum is always on the lookout for great people who can join the team and who have the passion and skills to help us succeed.  

  • Job Advert Description
  • Responsibilities 

    • Processing new account applications, assessing creditworthiness, and setting of credit limits and payment terms
    • Maximise cash flow by ensuring cash is collected in line with or below payment terms for all accounts
    • Review overdue accounts daily and place customers on monitor / stop when necessary
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers to collect overdue payments, manage their payment options and find appropriate resolutions to their account queries
    • Review held orders daily and release in line with authority levels and within cut-off times
    • Ensure that credit limits are adhered to at all times and to ensure that credit limit reviews are in line with changing risk and/or payment history
    • Process credit and debit card payments
    • Maintain a log procedure, by account, of any queries received and corresponding communication relating to collection of the outstanding debt
    • To negotiate and monitor payment plans within agreed authority levels for their ledgers
    • To maintain an accurate Accounts Receivable ledger and ensure accounts are reconciled regularly
    • To liaise with sales personnel and internal departments (Sales Ops, Customer Care etc.) to resolve queries on customer accounts in a timely manner
    • Attend regular debt review meetings with Credit Manager
    • Understand, analyse and report on the overall credit risk of their ledger
    • Ad hoc reporting and tasks as requested by Credit Manager

    About you

    • You'll have experience with Vlookups and Pivot Tables
    • Have FMCG experience 

    What we offer

    This is a place for people who enjoy the buzz of constant change. We offer a range of excellent benefits as well as great on-site facilities. You can expect:

    • 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) - with the option to buy a further week
    • Pension scheme
    • Health insurance
    • Life assurance, plus access to staff sales, and a whole lot more!
    Bibendum is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
  • Full job description
  • Credit_Control_Job_Description.docx