Job Details

Credit Controller for International Collections (German Speaking)

Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, £21,000 - £23,000 , Permanent

Posted: 17 hours ago


The Company

At Paladin we specialise in resolving cash flow issues by overcoming overdue and slow moving accounts. Overdue accounts can represent a real and ever present problem for many businesses that adversely affects their overall performance. Repercussions of late payments can be severe as not only will it restrict growth but it can damage relationships with clients and suppliers alike.

The role of each credit controller is to undertake all aspects of credit control and debt recovery for the firm and our varied client base.

Job Role

This role is temporary with a view to a possible permanent position, with a minimum three months initial contract.


Prepare monthly collections processes within prescribed guidelines. Collection of outstanding balances by telephone and email. (Chasing outstanding debt make up 70% of this role)

Assessing and implementing appropriate collection methods using discretion and judgment, referring to senior colleagues and partners whenever necessary.

This aspect of the role will involve frequent telephone and email contact with clients and customers, specifically in German speaking countries but will also include other countries, globally.

Producing and delivering client statements and other supporting documents as required.

Maintaining accurate records of collection activities in the firm's debt management systems. Undertaking any other duties as required by the line manager/and or head of department.

Allocating bank payments to customer's accounts

This role offers an exciting opportunity for a highly competent and enthusiastic team player, able to contribute significantly to the team's performance.

Skills and Experience Required:

Native German speaker, other languages an advantage

Fluent in English

Experience of working in a Credit Control position in a professional practice or advisory business is preferable

Possess strong influencing skills developed within a client facing role.

Good use of Excel and competent with basic IT functionality

Able to maintain focus and pace without close supervision and adapt to working in both the fee earning environment and very closely with other credit controllers and finance staff.

Possess accurate and versatile communication and writing skills

Salary and rate negotiable (depending on experience)

Job Details

Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
£21,000 - £23,000