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German speaking Credit Controller - Retail - London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Contact: Charley Callier
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBH191121CCG

German speaking Credit Controller - Leading Retail - Central London

A leading Retail business are currently on the look out for a German speaking Credit Controller to join the team on a permanent basis based in Central London. This Credit Control position will be responsible for collecting payments in a timely manner and reducing the debtor days.

The company have a large presence in the German market so a candidate with fluency in the language is essential. This role would be perfect for a candidate looking for a new challenge in a fast paced, creative environment and a role in which they can utilise their language skills in a professional setting.

Key responsibilities:

  • Proactively calling customers for payment and ensuring prompt collection of the outstanding debts
  • Reducing aged debt
  • Communicating with customers regularly via email and telephone, to maintain momentum on collections
  • Allocating BACS payments and cheques accurately ok the UK and German accounts
  • Working with customer service to resolve discrepancies
  • Regularly following up on deductions to ensure credit notes are raised
  • Sending out statements
  • Sending out invoices daily and credit notes
  • Keeping sales informed of any account issues and potential risks
  • Reconciling customer ledgers to resolve any discrepancies
  • Extracting reports where required

Key skills:

  • Previous experience working within a Credit Control function
  • Must be fluent in the German language
  • Confident working in a fast paced environment to deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confident telephone manner and ability to chase payments
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel
  • A good team player and collaborative work approach

Apply today!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.