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Credit Controller


Posted: 4 hours ago


We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!
In today's world it's important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.
When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2022 and beyond…
WSP is looking for a Credit Controller to join us, working flexibly, some days per week in our modern office in central Manchester, the other days at home. You will proactively manage a portfolio of clients, using your influencing skills to remove the roadblocks preventing those clients paying their invoices.
Your new role, what's involved?
* Having clear ownership of your debt ledger, resolving easy debt, tricky debts and everything in between
* Building great, productive relationships across all levels of the business
* Driving cash flow to meet your own and your stakeholders' targets
* Helping stakeholders understand how to use of our Debt Collection Agency
* Raising the profile of the credit policies and Credit Management services
* Team-working to ensure no balls are dropped when others are on holiday
What will you achieve in your first year?
You will become part of an energetic team, working together to support our engineers in collection of payments for the exciting projects they have delivered for their clients. The majority of your time will be spent getting in touch with the clients on the ledger you're responsible for, ensuring they have our invoices and any objections they have to paying them are overcome.
You will build relationships with key stakeholders across Finance and our operational business then use those connections to push debts to their conclusion through joining calls with clients or debt review calls. You will become a key member of the wider business team and an expert in collecting cash in our industry.
* Credit Control / Accounts Receivable or other transactional accounting experience such as Accounts Payable, Treasury, Cash Application or Billing.
* Worked in a Professional Services environment (like a Law firm or Consultancy) or Engineering / Construction sector, all the better.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* The ability to manage multiple priorities, manage your own time and meet deadlines.
* Great attention to detail and understand what it takes to deliver an excellent service to your customers.
We try to contact our internal and external customers by telephone rather than email, so you'll need to be comfortable with that and with the behaviours you'll need to display as an ambassador for WSP. You'll also need to be able to write great, accurate and concise emails.
You may be studying for CICM (Chartered Institute of Credit Management) exams or already have them. Or you may be studying for a different qualification or be interested in exploring one. Either way, you'll want to continue developing yourself and your career with WSP.
What's in it for you?
* Work-life balance?
WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important - be that your families, friends, or yourself. Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.
* Inclusivity & Diversity?
We want our people to achieve rewarding careers. At work we celebrate integrity and treat people with respect. We support each other and embrace diversity to create a place where people come together and do great things.
Our VIBE (LGBT + employee), Women in Leadership, CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity), WSP Connect (visible and non-visible disabilities) and our Gender Balance Group help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.
* Health & Wellbeing?
We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.
Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor. You can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
* Flex your time?
For improved work life balance, WSP offers the "WSP Hour" which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We can also offer part time working, where required. New for 2022, is the ability to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.
* Your development?
We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that's why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that's chartership, training or mentoring.
Apply now and be the future of WSP!

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.
Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date

Job Details

Full Time
Lancashire, United Kingdom