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Accounts Receivable Credit Controller


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Finance
Work Location:  Hybrid

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Accounts Receivable Team, as a Credit Controller.  The post is part of the Corporate accounts collection team.

About the role


The main purpose of the role is to collect outstanding debt due from customers in accordance with the company’s credit terms and identify, record, and co-ordinate the resolution of any disputes with customers.


Other responsibilities of the role are to maintain customers’ accounts free of unallocated payments or credit notes and look for remittance advices when needed


This role is as a full-time permanent position, and offers Hybrid working where you can work from home, you will be required to attend the Corby office twice a month.



What we’re looking for


  • Collecting outstanding debt on allocated accounts by telephone and written communication within agreed timescales and maintain accurate records of all such activity.
  • Meet targets set by the collection’s manager. Current targets are aged debt (%), cash collection (£), recovery of year-old debt (£), other targets could be added
  • Respond promptly and completely to both customer and internal queries.
  • Making follow up calls to ensure that all queries are resolved, and debts are paid in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Referral of accounts to our legal team and debt collection agencies where appropriate and dealing with any issues arising.
  • Account escalation to relevant stakeholders where appropriate.
  • Monitoring customer credit limits and maintaining company credit policies. Analysing on-line credit rating agency information and setting up credit limits when needed.
  • Record promise of payments, customer invoice queries on our Collection Tool to ensure records are up to date.
  • General administrative duties. Ad- hoc duties as requested by the Collections manager.


A bit about you


  • Experience in SAP is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.  The candidate should be comfortable using filters, vlookups, ordering a data base and applying formulas in excel.
  • Experience of working in a credit control, accounts department or customer service in a busy environment.
  • An ability to work well under pressure whilst applying keen commercial judgment and maintaining a customer service ethic
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills are an essential.
  • Be flexible, self-motivated and a team player.
  • Good telephone manner.



We are RS Group.


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.



RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


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