Credit Controller - Witham

  • Location
    Witham, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Credit Control
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Credit Controller - Witham

Our established client based in Witham are looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join their team.


  • Credit checks via credit safe for new and existing accounts

  • Setting up new accounts

  • Follow up credit control calls by telephone and email

  • Send monthly Statements by email

  • Resolve account queries with internal departments

  • Ensure that all telephone conversations or email communications are recorded in our in-house systems

  • Keep actions up to date and diaries for responses such as following up on emails, phone calls, promise to pay and debt letters sent

  • Make Line Manager aware immediately of any potential problem accounts

  • Make sales aware before putting customer account in query, when appropriate

  • Review credit limits

  • To attempt to ensure that debtors days remain at <60 days

  • General administrative and filing support for the Finance Director

  • Ad-hoc duties/tasks as requested by your Line Manager or a Director.


  • Previous experience in Credit Control is essential

  • Experience within a logistics or transport company would be an added advantage

  • Use of range of office software, including email, spreadsheets and databases

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Ability to influence others

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to work to deadlines with accuracy

  • Microsoft Word and Excel at entry level

  • The capacity to prioritise tasks and work under pressure

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work unsupervised and work on own initiative

  • Ability to explain financial matters clearly

  • Team player.

Location: Witham

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:30pm (your lunch)

Salary: Dependant on experience

Assignment Type: Permanent

If you are interested in this position, please apply now or phone Adecco Chelmsford on 01245 268666.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a full interview with us first.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we can only contact shortlisted candidates.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Amy Mallon