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Credit Controller - Interim

Date:  23-Nov-2022
Location: 

GB-GB03, GB, CV34 6UX

Type of work:  Hybrid

 

 

 

 

Credit Controller - Interim

 

Position Snapshot

  • Type of work: Hybrid 
  • Type of Contract: Fixed term/temporary 
  • Full time 
  • Location: [[city]],  United Kingdom 

 

The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

 

 

Bridgestone EMIA

 

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

Job Purpose

We are looking for a  Temporary Fleet Credit & Collections Analyst reporting directly to the Credit and Fleet Supervisor. This is a Local, based in Warwick.

This varied and challenging role is responsible for managing the credit risk for a portfolio the  Irish and UK fleet business AR ledger covering all aspects of credit control from new account process to cash collection.  Working closely with key stakeholders within the busines and external customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of new customer applications and initiate account set up
  • Risk analysis via credit agencies and review of company financials , communicating recommendations to the Credit Manager and reasons behind the decision making
  • Manage changes to customer master data
  • Proactive analysis and management of credit limits in line with changes to purchase patterns and payment behaviour
  • Minimise the risk of bad and doubtful debts through credit management best practices
  • Proactive cash collection, contacting customers primarily by telephone and email
  • Control and manage past due levels, ensuring late payment is forthcoming
  • Investigate and monitor disputed invoices, logging the query, raising the credit or debit note and communicating the outcome to the customer
  • Regular aged debt reporting
  • Ensure customer account reconciliations are completed and accurate
  • Develop, maintain and improve relationships with internal and external customers
  • Accompany Credit/Sales Manager to customers premises where required
  • Provide timely and accurate Credit reporting to relevant audience
  • Achieve KPI’s set by your line Manager
  • Perform regular Accounts Receivable activities, i.e. invoicing, statements, direct debit processing, etc.
  • Take active part in cross functional problem solving sessions
  • Assist with cover and support of team mates when needed due to absence.
  • Comply with JSOX and audit requirements
  • Perform Ad Hoc duties assigned by your line Manager

 

 

Requirements:

  • Education:  Qualified or studying CICM desirable
  • Languages skills:  Fluent in English both written and spoken
  • Experience (years):  3 years minimum in Credit environment
  • Technical Knowledge: Excel Intermediate level with experience using other Microsoft Office products.  Previous experience of SAP would be desirable.  Understanding of company financial statements.

 

If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!

 

Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

 

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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Disclaimer

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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