Credit Controller

Credit Control - Heywood, North West

Ref: 820Monday 26 February 2024

Paying £24k - £27k + benefits

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Paying up to £27,000 + Benefits - Based in Heywood in North Manchester, our client has been established in the Northwest for over 40 years. Based at their head office in Heywood, they are looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join their busy finance team. This is a permanent job opportunity that will be office-based. The hours are 8.30am-5.00pm Monday to Friday (40hrs pw). They will consider both straight permanent or temporary to permanent candidates as they would ideally look to have someone start immediately but would also consider waiting for the right person if a notice period was involved.


Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, as Credit Controller your responsibilities will include:

  • Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts of company debtors
  • Evaluating new credit requests and reviewing customers’ credit rankings with Creditsafe, and Companies House filing history
  • Setting up of terms and conditions of credit
  • Ensuring timely payment of debts
  • Following up payments as needed
  • Negotiating re-payment plans
  • Responding to relevant client enquiries
  • Processing and reconciliation of invoices
  • Checking and posting of receipts to our accounts system
  • Preparation of statements


This Credit Control job opportunity will suit an experienced and loyal Credit Controller that is looking to join a friendly, local team in Heywood.

The key skills required includes:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Tenacity and persistence
  • Self-motivated
  • Capable of working autonomously and supporting other team members
  • The ability to hit the ground running
  • Works well under pressure and to deadlines


  • An office-based role Monday-Friday
  • Onsite, secure parking
  • 23 days holiday + the Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • A friendly working environment
  • Casual dress code
  • Employee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme

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