UK Collections Manager


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Finance
Work Location:  Hybrid

Role: Collections Manager

Location: Corby, NN17

Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract

Length of Contract: 15 Months


The Collections Manager will be responsible for managing a team of credit controllers and lead on AR activities so that the team achieves its targets in Cash Collection, Aged Debt & DSO.

One of your key goals will be to make RS a 1st choice for employees and drive a culture of high standards in customer service and a positive growth in employee engagement.


What will you be doing?

Alongside your day-to-day management duties in the collections team, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing the debtors’ ledgers on a regular basis.
  • Producing month-end debtors reports with commentary and follow-up actions for review.
  • Generating debtors reports to provide up-to-date information for production of cash forecasts.
  • Work with relevant management teams and maintain good relationships and operate within defined ways of working and legislation.
  • Providing reliable, accurate and up-to-date information of debtor’s balances, and demonstrating visibility of progress to senior managers.


What do I need to be successful?

As a collections manager, you will need to have significant experience in a collections role and have good knowledge of the financial regulations and legislation that govern the UK financial markets.

You will also need:

  • Have experience managing teams both in person and remotely.
  • Excellent reporting and analytical skills.
  • Ability to document and communicate both written and verbally.
  • Demonstrable ability working to targets in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to tale ownership of the managed service process.
  • Demonstrable continuous improvement initiatives


If this sounds like you then please apply and join us on this journey.



What’s in it for you? 


At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits, you’d expect from a FTSE listed company, including an annual performance bonus, private healthcare, and generous holiday, in the UK&I, we’ve just introduced several new Family Friendly Policies including: 

  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation 
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post-diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette’s syndrome 
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause 
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery 


We are RS


At RS we’ve been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the ‘what ifs’ into the ‘why nots’, the impossible into the possible. 

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world. 


We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers. 

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that’s exactly how we partner with people – our customers, suppliers, colleagues and communities – to solve problems. 


We’ll also invest in your development and wellbeing – because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join us and over 2,000 colleagues in the UK – and we’ll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.