Overview

A major fashion company with their Northern European HQ near Nottingham need to hire a Swedish speaker for a permanent job as Credit Control Assistant.

A background in Customer Services and dealing with clients via phone/email is essential

Ideally, some experience working in an Accounts / Finance related role [ such as Credit Control, Accounts Receivable – etc – ] – but not necessary.

THE JOB WILL INVOLVE:

– Communicating with customers in their native language, over the phone and by email.
– Discuss payments, credit terms and to resolve any queries
– Casing debt to achieve department targets and to effectively clear disputes
– Controlling the customer database and maintaining up to date files
– Discussing credit limits and escalating debt up to and including the litigation team
– Assessing and reviewing credit limits to provide the best customer service.
– Maintaining accounts receivable balances for accounts within credit limits through timely cash collection.
– Processing of documentary letters of credit.
– The issue of reminder letters to coincide with agreed customer settlement terms.
– Maintaining up to date files by customer regarding actions taken to recover outstanding debts, resolution of queries
– Ensure correct allocation of cash, invoices, credit notes and journals to maintain a reconciled accounts receivable.
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE NEEDED

– Fluent in Swedish + good command of English (spoken/written)
– Educated to GCSE level (or higher) inc. Maths

– Experience working in a fast-paced office environment
– Numerical, Analytical, Logical

– Team player / Fast learner
– IT literate (ideally incl. Word, Excel, Lotus Notes)

– Some credit control OR accounts receivable experience would be a strong advantage ( but not necessary ! )
– A background in Customer Services is essential where you have been dealing with customers via phone/email.

Excellent job opportunity to work for an International company with an informal office atmosphere
Benefits
Benefits Product Discounts Relocation (managers discretion/terms apply ) Monday – Friday ( no evenings and no weekends )

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About Nordic Staff

We are a small, highly specialised, team who have created a truly Anglo – Nordic business with a deep understanding of Nordic people and culture. Networking throughout Europe enables us to reach further and deeper into the Nordic community than most recruiters.