Credit Controller


Closing date for applications is:
Friday 13th September 2019.

Horseware Head Office, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Full-Time - Permanent

Job Description

Reporting to:  Financial Director

Scope of Role:

As part of this team you have the opportunity to work with iconic brands, for a global company that is continuously innovating and provides endless opportunities for growth.

A Credit Controller looks for opportunities not only to resolve issues but helping to avoid them recurring. Handles complex issues and potential complaints diligently and professionally.  Works at a fast pace and in an efficient manner to deliver what is expected on time to a high standard. Actively seeks solutions to problems to ensure delivery of goals. Ability to work on own initiative and multitask

The key objective of the role is to understand how the role contributes to the success of the team and the achievement of Horseware’s priorities to ensure business growth and long-term success.

Key elements of the role:

  • Responsible for Cash Collection within the business and implement best practise procedure in cash collection
  • Order release management for accounts in portfolio based on assigned credit limit / customer account status
  • Proactively Investigate & resolve all issues / queries relevant to assigned accounts
  • Maintain regular customer contact by phone, email etc.
  • Liaise with Sales team and business managers when necessary to ensure timely collection of debt
  • Assist with the Monthly Reporting/Reconciliation of Financial Statements
  • Completion of Banking procedures
  • Participation in completion of the month end close schedule
  • Demonstrate flexibility in providing cover for team members across the finance department where the need arises.
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with other departments and colleagues.
  • Ensuring that KPI targets are achieved.
  • Maintain a strong set of financial controls ensuring that your area of responsibility is compliant with the credit control policy.
  • Minimise bad debt to protect shareholder value.
  • Communicate and follow up effectively with manager on issues & resolution
  • Ad hoc work as required in the role.


Key skills / qualifications / requirements:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in working in a Credit & Collection environment.  
  • Experience across multi-currency / country environment an advantage. 
  • Completion of Credit & Collection qualification would be highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and a reasonable level of I.T. skills, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge of Movex or a similar package would be an advantage, but training will be provided.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent data analytical skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines.
  • High attention to detail and ability to handle large data with an excellent degree of accuracy


Company benefits:

  • 22 days annual leave
  • Service Days
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Free onsite parking
  • Life assurance
  • Pension

How to Apply

If you would like to apply, please forward your application to the following email address:


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