Credit Controller

Lookers Southern Accounts

£12 – £12.75 per hour

Contract Type: permanent part time role, 25 hours per week Monday to Friday (8.30am – 1.30pm)

Market leading employee benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Credit Controller to join our dynamic and hardworking team at JLR Southern Accounts in Chelmsford. This is a fantastic role for a talented individual to join award winning company and feel a part of the team.

As a Credit Controller, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the delivery of operational excellence across the Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo + Polestar division. You will be responsible for the timely collection of overdue sales ledger debtors. You will liaise with key colleagues across all JLRV sites to ensure that their daily banking is received on time, confirm values received, and investigate any discrepancies. As well as providing holiday & absence cover for banking posting and processing of credit postings from the bank statement on a daily basis to the ledger. Experience dealing with high volume and a fast paced environment.

An important part of the role will be updating Kerridge on any internal and external queries. You will send out copy invoices and month end statements as well as placing any overdue accounts on hold. In addition, you will open new accounts while using Experian to check customers’ credit ratings.

If this sounds like your ideal role, keep reading to learn more about what we’re looking for.

About you

You will have relevant prior experience. You will be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook. You’ll have an excellent telephone manner and be confident dealing with all relevant stakeholders. You will be passionate about providing first class customer experiences and have the ability to work effectively as part of a busy team.

Experience with Kerridge is preferred, but not required, as training will be provided.

Why us…?

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;

  • Enhanced holidays that increase with service
  • Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
  • Smart Health – free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • For some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.

We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.