Credit Controller

Location Wembley
Job ref: 026440
Published: 26 days ago

​​​We are regarded as the trusted decorating and DIY retail brand in London, selling paint, tools, plumbing, electrical & woodwork materials throughout our 30 stores. As part of the Grafton Group we have the stability and support of a leader in the field of Building Materials & DIY Retail.

Our Finance function is the largest support function and we are looking for a Credit Controller to join.

Let’s paint the picture for you!

You’ll be part of our fast-paced credit control team, which currently consists of 5 colleagues. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 200-300 customer accounts ensuring collection objectives are achieved.

  • Maintain customer records of all chasing debt activity and collate weekly/monthly reports

  • Manage reconciliations through ledger and debtor analysis, then allocate payments to clients accounts

  • Support and take ownership of the opening of new credit accounts

  • Conduct credit checks as required and set credit limits where appropriate

  • Escalating accounts to our debt collection or legal action

  • You will also collaborate with the team, finance function, and wider business to deliver process improvements and projects

What key skills and experiences are we looking for?

  • Previous experience in a Credit Controller role

  • Ability to prioritize daily, managing and maintaining your portfolio of credit accounts Driven to work to targets and KPI’s

  • Spark and energy, living and breathing our core values

How will we reward you?

We have an excellent benefits package on offer:

  • Annual bonus opportunity of upto £1,400 (This was achieved in 2021)
  • Career Development – our fast track managers programme is open to everyone, developing our leaders of the future
  • 30 days holiday a year, increasing with service
  • Up to 20% discount in Leyland SDM, plus discount across other Grafton Group brands
  • Pension with competitive contributions
  • Health Cashplan – claim money back on everyday healthcare needs and treatments (Dental, physio, prescriptions to name a few)
  • Share saving scheme into our parent company, the Grafton Group
  • Company sick pay
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle2work scheme coming soon
  • 100’s of retail discounts available through our flexible benefits portal