Credit Officer

Job title : Credit Officer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Candace Page
Contact email :
Job reference : RC324
Our Client
Our client is a highly regarded employer, both from a professional and cultural perspective. The business values a high performing team environment, whilst maintaining a strong work life balance. From a professional perspective, they are a market leader within their industry and has a reputation of 'excellence'. From a culture piece, they value your wellbeing and offer 'flexible working hours' to fit in with your lifestyle, post the initial induction period. 

This company are open to candidates who are less experience, with a great attitude to learning and developing in credit OR experienced candidates wanting to continue to learn and grow their career further through project experience, process improvement and leadership.

Key Responsibilities
Reporting into a well regarded Team Leader, who has been with the business for a number of years, you will be responsible for but not limited to;

• Open new accounts 
• Protect the company from trading with customers that are unacceptable risks
• Approve the opening of accounts in a timely manner and as a priority
• Ownership of a debtors ledger
• Set, monitor and updates customer credit limits
• Negotiating and managing payments and schedules
• Making and receiving high volume inbound/outbound calls (including collection calls)
• Working closely with the branch to resolve account queries
• Liaise with branch managers on late payments and trading extensions
• Record and follow up dishonored payments/declines and investigate 
• Identify slow, delinquent and potential bad debts
• Initiate debt recover procedures, including recommending legal action
• Keeps debtor records and account status codes up to date
• Make Managers aware of any high risk/concerning customers
• Review and investigate any high risk or concerning customers referred by Managers

The ideal candidate
  • An established skill set in Accounts Receivable/Credit is highly desirable however if you are new to the industry and have a great attitude, then we would love to hear from you!
  • Prior experience using a large ERP system is advantageous
  • You will ideally have a confident personality that enjoys speaking to key customers.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Open to varying levels of expeirence; Ideally a minimum of 1-2 years in Credit/Accounts Receivable
  • Regular celebratory lunches and morning teas
  • Report into a well respected manager who has a deep understanding of the business and Credit Department
  • Strong salary offering for the market
  • Convenient location with parking on site
  • Career progression opportunities
How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the link provided. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, contact Candace Page via email with a copy of your most current resume.