First Base Employment Limited

Credit Controller

Location: Stroud Based

Permanent role 

37.5 hours per week : 0830-1700 with an hour for lunch



  • Manage the Sales Ledger
  • Respond to customer queries/requests 
  • Compile and send ad-hoc reports to Assistant Accounts Manager 
  • Review the aged debt balances and resolve aged items as quickly as possible as well as chasing payment of debts via the telephone or e-mail
  • Compile and circulate monthly Operational Support Request file
  • Monitor customer correspondence and behaviour, flagging anything indicating a change in the company or their payment ability
  • Review any alerts from Creditsafe advising a change and ensure appropriate steps are taken 
  • Support Assistant Accounts Manager with compilation of monthly Risk Reporting, Divisional Managers ADR and Bad Debt Provision as requested
  • Provide support with month-end processes as required

Key skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident in Time Management and Prioritisation
  • Ability to self-manage on a day-to-day basis
  • Competent in all Microsoft applications; including Excel, Outlook and Word
  • High accuracy level Knowledge of Open Accounts is an advantage
  • Prior experience of Creditsafe is useful but not essential
  • Awareness of the Criminal Finances Act, RHA terms and conditions and Late Payment of Commercial Debts Act is advantageous


If you would like to be considered for this position please email your CV to or call Lilly on 01453 755330 (option 3).

Just at the moment, we are seeing a massive upturn in applications. Please be aware that more than ever we are needing to shortlist heavily and that it may not be possible for us to come back to you if your details do not match the needs of our client on this vacancy.

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