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Credit Controller

Date:  12-May-2022
Location: 

WARWICK, United Kingdom

Type of work: 

 

 

 

 

Credit Controller

 

Position Snapshot

  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Location:Warwick

 

The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, 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.

 

Based at the regional head office in Warwick and reporting to the Credit Fleet Supervisor, the role is responsible for managing risk for both new and existing customers in UK & Ireland and ensuring payment is received in line with agreed settlement terms.

 

 Specific responsibilities include:

 

  • To set, monitor and maintain the Credit Limit for customer’s accounts
  • To undertake the administration with regard to new accounts, carrying out investigations and obtaining insurance approvals where necessary
  • To control and manage the past due levels on the ledger assigned to you, primarily through telephone contact with customers and Account Managers
  • To identify queries on the customer’s accounts, log queries and raise credits once authorised
  • To reconcile customer’s accounts on a monthly basis, ensuring that the account is running smoothly and all parties agree to the outstanding items
  • To prepare Direct Debit proposals for Shared Service Provider processing
  • To develop a close working relationship with Fleet Admin team
  • To develop a close working relationship with the sales team

 

Key skills required to be successful in this role will include:

  • Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team
  • A keen eye for detail and a high level of accuracy balanced with the need for delivery to the required deadlines
  • A questioning mindset and a willingness and self-confidence to challenge
  • Ability to build strong relationships based on integrity, trust and respected judgment

 

To be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Excel, SAP would be desired but not essential

 

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the confidence to express opinions clearly and the and ability to translate financial matters and communicate to non-financial management is essential.

 

You will promote and display AGILITY, COURAGE and OWNERSHIP in your behaviours, demanding the same from your key stakeholders to ensure decisions taken drive the performance of the business.

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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