Credit Manager

Credit Manager Preston, North West England, England

Recycling Lives
Full Time Preston, North West England, England 21934 - 17200 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Role: Credit Controller

Location: Preston City Centre, incorporating Agile working

Hours: Monday to Friday, 42.75 hours per week

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

The opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced Credit Controller to join our growing Finance Team, based at our modern head office facility in central Preston.

The business:

Recycling Lives is an award winning, unique organisation creating life-changing opportunities. We are a national recycling and waste management business, operating sites nationwide to offer services to recycle scrap metal, scrap cars, plastics, general waste and much more. We’re industry leaders, developing ground-breaking Energy from Waste technologies. We’re also one of the country’s largest scrap car recyclers, processing up to 10,000 vehicles every month across our sites. At the heart of our business are our employees and to support the growth and development of everybody who works for us, we have developed a dedicated training facility that caters for all learning styles and supports the development of all employees. As demonstration of our commitment to our employees and their families, we proud to pay no less than a living wage to any employee and also offer enhanced maternity and paternity benefit.

The key responsibilities:

The Credit controller is responsible for ensuring that all monies owed to the business are collected in a timely and appropriate manner. Particular responsibilities include;

  • Actively chase monies owed for proforma and credit invoices by telephone and email, until it escalates to team manager
  • Post and allocate receipts accurately
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure queries dealt with swiftly
  • Issue statements
  • Deal with incoming customer calls and emails, eg issuing copy invoices and statements, updating account information, directing queries to relevant persons for resolution
  • Keep appropriate records of customer interactions
  • Complete daily admin tasks including uploading new invoice data to sage
  • Assist team members with their ledgers as needed
  • Use Sage (both 50 and 200 as we are in process of moving from one to other) along with some inhouse purpose built systems

The ideal candidate:

To succeed in this role, you will need be reliable, organised and have good organisational skills. You will hold incredibly high standards, demonstrate a positive attitude, and display a good level of communication.

You will have a minimum of 2 years credit control experience and be proficient with Microsoft Excel.

We are incorporating home working into our roles, so an ability to work from home as well as from our office in Preston is required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

All roles are subject to pre and post employment Drug & Alcohol testing

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • What are your salary expectations?


  • credit control: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Preston, PR1 1QE

About Recycling Lives

CEO: William Fletcher
Revenue: Unknown / Non-Applicable
Size: Unknown
Type: Unknown

Credit Manager
Recycling Lives
Preston, United Kingdom
William Fletcher
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Building & Personnel Services
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