Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Russ Malin

Russ Malin

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Chinese Speaking Credit Controller

Job Description

We are recruiting an experienced Credit Controller to join a leading food retailer, wholesaler, importer and distributor.

Our client is a highly regarded family business and have been established for many years serving the restaurant, food service, manufacturing and wholesale sectors.

This is an important strategic role involving overseeing all financial activities, reporting on revenue, training, accounting staff, budgeting, disbursing funds to departments, managing risk, implementing policies, and improving financial processes as well a managing a small finance team.


  • Circa £20,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent upon experience
  • Company pension
  • Opportunities for career progression

Duties include

Maintain records and liaise with bank in respect of Invoice Finance Facility

Proactively chase outstanding debt by phone, email, letter to facilitate high levels of cash flow and reduce Debtor balances

Allocate cash / BACS/Cheques and prepare cheque sheet for customer accounts on a daily basis

Credit check new and old clients and set up new accounts

Liaise regularly with Sales Department / Finance Department to cross check orders, ensure clients are billed within agreed framework

Inform customers of account terms and credit limits applied and deal with any payment enquiries

Ongoing monitor and assess of customer credit limits and payment terms

Stop customer accounts when debts become overdue and initiate legal proceedings to recover debts when necessary

Other duties as required such as post check payment, holiday cover for other members of Finance Dept

Work within guideline and report to Head of Finance

Key Skills

Previous recent experience in a similar role ideally within a FMCG environment

The ability to speak Mandarin and/or Cantonese

Previous experience of carrying out account reconciliations

Strong interpersonal skills with good oral and written communication

IT literate with proficiency in Excel

Ability to work on own initiative, can-do attitude, time management and prioritization

Team player with emphasis on good communication with other departments

If you are interested in the Credit Controller role, please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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