Current Debt Controller

Location: Caswell House, Northampton

Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 14 December 2018

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Current Debt Controller

At Howdens we invest in our people and provide thorough on the job training and excellent career progression opportunities. We have been awarded a place in the top 25 Best Companies to Work for in the Sunday Times for recognition of excellence in the workplace.

Howdens Joinery, a trade only business with over 600 depots, has built a reputation that builders can trust through offering best local price and providing product from local stock. Our unbeatable service and product has led to us becoming a market leader, which is why we were awarded the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen in 2015 for our quality and excellence. Despite its scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values.

We are proud of our substantial growth and remain committed to success through the expansion of our local depot network. We are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business and are now looking to recruit:

Current Debt Controller

You will be supporting depots, chasing overdue debt along with resolving any customer queries efficiently. You will need good communication skills and the ability to be flexible in working hours in order to support depot opening times. You must have a friendly and outgoing personality and enjoy working as part of a team.

Responsibilities in brief

  • Current debt collected to predetermined timetable.
  • Build, maintain and improve depot support function for individually owned depots
  • Direct telephone contact with depots and customers to resolve queries efficiently.
  • Collect overdue accounts, complying with company policy.
  • Assess and prepare accounts for litigation
  • Communicate with team members, team leaders and managers to effect smarter working

Skills & experience

  • Ability to prioritise daily workload
  • Experience working in a fast paced office/credit control environment
  • Excellent telephone communication skills
  • Knowledge of SAP would be desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills and enjoy multi-tasking with a ‘hands-on’ and flexible attitude
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to accurately input data

Howdens deeply value team working and reward our people in line with individual and team success through a competitive package of benefits including;

  • Highly competitive salary plus bonus
  • Matched contribution pension scheme
  • 24 days holiday (excluding Bank holidays)
  • Staff discount on Howdens products
  • Share awards and prize draws
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Modern spacious offices with free parking
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