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Credit Controller

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Credit ControllerLocation: Coventry Head Office (Middlemarch Business Park)Package: Basic Annual Salary up to £22,000 (dependent on experience) plus Bonus & Excellent PLC BenefitsThe CompanyMacfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor, and we are seeking to hire an experienced Credit Controller to join our Head Office credit control/finance team. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract fresh talent to our business.Credit Controller Role & Responsibilities Working as part of our Credit Control team, this full-time role is based in our Coventry Head Office. The position is integral to the success of the business, with the successful candidate responsible for a portfolio of customer accounts and resolving high volume of queries. We operate a 37.5 hours working week (can be either 9am-5pm or 9:30am-5:30pm) with half an hour lunch break. Reporting to the Credit Control Manager, your responsibilities will include: • Negotiating with customers within a targeted environment • Releasing orders for customers in line with credit policy • Assessing new customers for credit account • Credit appraisal on existing accounts • Dealing with customer queries • Sales ledger reconciliation • Credit checks Do you have the correct profile?The ideal candidate will have a sound background in collections and be target-driven, being able to demonstrate a successful track record of credit control related skills and experience gained within a similar role. You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and be accustomed to managing a large ledger.The Package Our BenefitsWe provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits can include:-25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidaysContributory pension schemeFree parking at many of our site locationsRange of company cars or cash allowance (including electric) for qualifying rolesEmployee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issuesExtensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunitiesEmployee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying rolesTax free childcare (TFC) schemeEnhanced maternity & paternity payLong service awards (5-40 years)Charitable giving optionsFinancial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement. Next StepsThis is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favored candidate to commence with us ASAP. (Please note we are holding zoom video-interviews during the pandemic). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are continuing to adhere to Government guidelines whereby a significant number of our employees are working from home for the time being. Dependent on the precise role you have applied for, it is important to note that this may be a feature of your initial employment with us until Government advice changes and the situation improves. To make an application please simply click 'apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE

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