TPY Capital
TPY Capital

Credit Controller



Accounting & Finance
Urmston, UK
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

Are you an excellent negotiator?

Do you have a proven background in Credit Control, with experience of self-billing and high-volume transactions?

Looking for a role where you can work within a fast-paced environment, with a focus on dispute management from identification through to resolution?

If so, we have an opportunity for a Credit Controller to join our Finance team here at the Regatta Group in Urmston (Manchester), to provide an effective & accurate credit control function for the department and to act as an interface between the company and the customer.

The impact you will have in this role is:

  • Outstanding sales balances are managed through leveraging internal & external relationships. Timely payments are ensured &, if necessary, re-payment plans negotiated
  • Orders are authorised as appropriate &, if necessary, credit facilities are negotiated/suspended to facilitate order release
  • Customer accounts are reconciled, and payments are accurately allocated to the appropriate account & invoice.
  • New customer application forms are reviewed, rating them for credit worthiness & establishing credit limit & terms
  • Credit limits are set in line with customers’ turnover & forward orders. Credit limits are reviewed within the guidelines of our credit reference agencies and credit insurer
  • Collection procedures are followed for overdue accounts, focused on the use of telephone collection techniques through to debt collection/legal action
  • A meaningful Personal Development Plan is maintained
  • Understanding of best practice and knowledge of business performance is constantly refreshed

As our future Credit Controller, you will have:

  • Experience of credit control
  • Experience of self-billing and high-volume transactions
  • Ability to prioritise & used to managing own ledger
  • A disciplined approach to collection with ability to organise your own day
  • Be used to making a high volume of calls and coping with busy periods of trade
  • Focussed on dispute management from identification through to resolution with a “first right time approach”
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with focus on a quick, regular and accurate order release.
  • Numerate with the ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex accounts and financial reports
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • An understanding of sales turnover, general commercial understanding
  • Basic financial analysis skills preferred
  • Excel experience essential, with advanced knowledge and reporting capability preferable

We can offer you:

  • Discretionary profit share bonus
  • Pension
  • Staff discounts
  • Access to company benefits website
  • 24 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • An extra day of annual leave for every 3 years' service up to an additional 3
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity scheme after 2 years' service
  • Birthday hours
  • Company walks
  • State of the art Head Office
  • A paid day off for volunteering
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised canteen and Starbucks
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Fitness suite with options including Yoga and Bootcamp classes
  • Shower facilities including hairdryers and GHD straighteners

Our Regatta Family:

The Regatta Group supplies quality outdoor clothing and accessories through our 3 great brands - Regatta, Craghoppers and Dare2b - whether exploring the Amazon rainforest, walking your dog in the local park or cycling the Tour de France, we have what you need.

It’s a friendly, supportive family business – a place where bakers, dog walkers, book worms, students, parents, travellers, movie buffs, foodies, festival goers, musicians and more come together to create experiences consumers really appreciate.

The thing we all have in common, is that we share the same core values of Great Relationships and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Our investment in the environment:

Sustainability is at the core of everything we do, and you will have the opportunity to support our Group wide sustainability committee and put ideas into action and really make a difference to the world we live in!

If this sounds like the role for you, please don’t hesitate to apply now.