German speaking Credit Controller

  • Job Reference: P91221
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Accountancy, Admin, Secretarial & PA, Customer Service, Banking & Financial Services
  • Language(s): German
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Grimes
  • Email: lgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk
  • Telephone: 02080537766

Job Description

GERMAN SPEAKING CREDIT CONTROLLER


LOCATION

South West London (zone 3) - THIS ROLE IS BASED IN THE OFFICE MONDAY TO FRIDAY 


LANGUAGES
Fluent German & English is essential


COMPANY AND BACKGROUND
Our client is a world leading exporter of some of the world’s most recognised brands in the luxury goods sector.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
This is a fantastic opportunity for a German speaking Credit Controller to join a small but very friendly and supportive international team. You will be responsible for all collection duties for their German speaking client accounts (business - approx. 1,000 - 1,500) will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Allocation of cash receipts top the appropriate customer account 
  • Sending letters, email and making telephone calls for overdue payments
  • Setting credit limits, releasing orders and closing/opening customer accounts
  • Analyse cash receipts and post payments to the appropriate customer accounts
  • Credit checking new and existing customers
  • Liaising with other departments within the export team to ensure good relationships with clients and agents in Germany
  • Providing copies of invoice and paperwork to customers
  • Bank transfers, posting journals and taking credit card payments


CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • Fluency in German and English 
  • Previous credit control or accounts receivable is preferred but all experiences of accounts will be considered 
  • A good knowledge of Excel and spreadsheets 
  • A clear and confident communicator
  • Effective at prioritising and able to work to deadlines and under pressure

SALARY
c£30,000 pa depending on experience plus benefits 


WORKING HOURS ARE MONDAY TO FRIDAY, ALTERNATING BETWEEN 8.00 - 16.00 OR 9.00 - 17.00


CONTACT: Lisa Grimes