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Credit Controller

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Permanent Full Time
Buildbase Finance
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Buildbase are recruiting for a Credit Controller in Derby!

We are Buildbase

We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2300 brilliant people and we work from around 145 branches around the UK.

What we do

What we do is really simple, we sell building materials to the trade and public. We’re a ‘roll your sleeves up’ business with a can-do attitude and we take pride in serving our local tradespeople and communities.  

The role of Credit Controller

We are looking for someone with experience in credit control to join our extremely busy team, you will be working to ensure that our business maintains low levels of aged debt whilst maximising cash collection and ensuring we are able to continue to invest in our business.

  • contact customers to secure funds due/overdue, chasing by telephone/letter
  • ensure payments are recieved to agreed terms
  • credit vet and risk assess all new account applications
  • identify unpaid balances
  • maintain and develop close relationships with external and internal customers
  • appraise customer accounts on a daily basis

You don’t need to have worked in a builders merchants before, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about that, but you do need:

  • to have sales ledger or credit control experience
  • be comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • be organised and methodical
  • be used to dealing with multiple tasks at once
  • be good at prioritising your workload

We are happy to discuss the possibility of working flexibly. Please talk to us during the interview process about what works for you. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

What you'll get in return

  • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
  • Company bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert or change the closing date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to submit your application at the earliest convenience.

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