Credit Controller

Bury St Edmunds
Competitive salary + benefits + study support
03 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017
Fleur Kelleher
Qualification Level
Not qualified
Contract Type

ForFarmers is the largest internationally operating Total Feed Solutions Company for sustainable, conventional and organic farming in Europe. It has production facilities in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom they employ over 2,370 employees and generate a turnover of €2.2 billion (2015). 

ForFarmers maintain their market leading position through their nutritional expertise, quality products, continuous innovation and excellent customer service. The need for an efficient and sustainable agricultural sector, and the requirement to minimise the environmental impact of food production and distribution is becoming more and more important to our world so it is an exciting time to join the industry.

Due to continued business growth organically and by acquisition ForFarmers are relocating their office from Ipswich to new purpose built offices in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. In the role of Credit Controller you will be working within a fast-paced and high volume credit control department, you will play a vital role in the cash-flow of the organisation, ensuring customer accounts are monitored and controlled effectively. 

This role will include maintaining your own ledger and responsibility for the customer accounts, with key duties encompassing: credit checking accounts and releasing orders for customers on referrals; investigating and recording queries from internal and external stakeholders; maintaining paperwork; running debtor reports for month end; and key will be chasing customers by telephone, email and letter to reduce debtor days. 

The successful candidate will possess credit control experience and excellent customer service skills. A professional, friendly and diplomatic customer-focused approach will be essential combined with an excellent telephone manner. Strong attention to detail, an investigative mind-set, plus the ability to work under pressure in an accurate and timely manner will be key. 

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is required along with an enthusiastic approach to learning new systems and processes. ForFarmers are offering a competitive salary and benefits package including study support with the opportunity to progress your career with a market leading, fast moving and changing world-class business. 

For more information about the role please visit their dedicated recruitment website or contact Fleur Kelleher the retained consultant working in partnership with ForFarmers.

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