Credit Controller recruitment agency listing
Credit controllers are responsible for many duties such as determining and chasing up unpaid money that needs to be collected from businesses or individuals in debt.
Employers look for credit controllers with a good standard of general education. Computer skills and experience of working in a customer service role are advantageous, as are book keeping and accountancy qualifications. Some employers require candidates to hold a driving licence. The majority of the training for credit controller roles is carried out on-the-job and may involve working towards qualifications from the Credit Services Association (CSA) or the Institute of Credit Management (ICM).
Credit controllers must have good communication skills, an assertive but tactful manner, a sound understanding of maths, and an ability to work to deadlines and explain financial matters clearly and firmly.
Credit controller employment openings can be found in third party debt collection agencies and in the finance departments of a variety of businesses. There is also the chance for credit controllers to find work as freelance collection agents through specialist recruitment agencies.
Salaries for credit controllers can be between £13,000 and £22,000 a year. With experience, trained credit controllers may be promoted to staff manager roles. Team leaders and managers may earn up to £30,000 a year. Bonuses and commission may be paid on top of salaries.