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Credit Controller (Part Time), Igloo Books

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Sywell
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Sywell

Job title: Credit Controller
Location: Sywell
Working pattern: Part time – (20-30 hours per week, ideally afternoons) office based for two days per week and remote/home working three days per week
Department: Finance
Reporting to: Credit Control Manager

General Summary

Want to be part of an AMAZING story?

Igloo Books are the global leader of mass market publishing and a key multi-territory and award-winning Disney Book Group licensee. Our content for children and adults spans the full spectrum of popular categories: illustrated story, activity, novelty, board, fiction, puzzle, reference, gift sets; available in 77 countries across 64 languages. We are proud to be the ‘go to’ publisher for high quality, exciting, volume sales.

Our vibrant and outgoing finance team are looking for a credit controller who will assist the credit control manager in collecting debt in a timely and courteous manner.

Key responsibilities

  • To pro-actively contact the customer to make sure that they have all the information to pay the debt on time
  • To chase for all overdue debt
  • Process requests for new accounts
  • Cash allocation
  • Effective interaction with colleagues in different departments to agree appropriate approach to client query and dispute resolution
  • Maintain the customer accounts so that they are clean and presentable
  • Build relationships with customers
  • Support the credit control manager with timely information
  • Liaise with the sales team to ensure that they are aware of the customers situation
  • Contribute to collection targets and other KPI's both individually and for the team

Work with great people

Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."
Blanche Carballo
Audience Development Lead
"I’m glad to work with amazing people each day, and to know that my ideas are heard. It’s exciting to be part of a company that has ambition and wants to make an impact in everything it does."

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Must be able to work to deadlines
  • Excellent written and telephone communication skills
  • Experience of being a team player
  • Credit control experience preferable but not essential as training can be given to the correct candidate

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.

The offspring of Bonnier Books, a family-owned top-15 world publisher headquartered in Sweden, we are inspired by a rich literary heritage but not bound by convention. We think in generations rather than quarters, and strive always to operate in an open, curious way that contributes to the future of the planet and its people. As a climate-neutral publisher we are an active participant in the Science Based Target initiative, committed to a strategy to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.

Hayley Hale | Contact Person

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