Credit Controller - Warrington

Job Reference: 26213

  • Job Category: Support Services

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees. It's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

  • Location: North West & Cumbria
  • Closing Date: 19/06/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

Are you ready to join a Company that really believes that people are the very heart of the business and really values your contribution?

You may have heard of A-Plant Hire but did you know that we are part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world?

We are continuing to experience an exciting period of company growth, so it's a great time to join our friendly Credit Control team at Birchwood Park, Warrington.

Roles and responsibilities

In this fast-paced role you'll manage a large dynamic ledger of small to medium sized businesses across all Ashtead businesses. You'll be comfortable managing your own workload and dealing with a high variety and volume to agreed payment terms and working to agreed ageing and cash targets. 

Your duties will also involve liaising with colleagues in our Branch/Depot network, as you'll identify and escalate you'll manage credit limits, including reviewing and approvals up to £20k.

A driven and self-motivated individual, you'll enjoy working in a high-pressure role where we work hard to deliver and meet our targets in a fun and friendly environment. Naturally you'll be a 'people-person' with great communication skills, who is confident and resilient when faced with the more challenging situations.

Skills required

If you are successful we'll work with you to identify your development needs and tailor your career progression plan. Your career path could include working towards CICM qualification and becoming a Senior Credit Controller.

What you'll need to bring to the role:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in a high volume commercial credit department
  • Self-motivated with a collaborative, team working approach
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent administrative/organisational abilities and a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • IT literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Proven track record in a target driven environment

Benefits

The package includes a competitive salary and an incentivised bonus scheme, a flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.