J2879 - Credit Controller - UK, Essex - Asset Finance

Job title: J2879 - Credit Controller - UK, Essex - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Function: Collections / Recoveries,
Salary: To £32,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits
Reference: J2879
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: 0203 740 7222
Job Published: May 04, 2022
Remote WorkingHybrid

Job description

​J2879 - Our client is seeking a Credit Controller to chase customers for payment of arrears on failed DDs. You will coordinate all the resulting administrative and liaison duties both internally and externally.

Salary: To £32,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits. Location: UK, Essex


  • Calling customers to obtain payments, sending letters/emails/texts.

  • Running credit searches on companies and individuals.

  • Support manager with ad-hoc duties.

  • Provide reporting and commentary on month end arrears cases.

  • Evaluating debtor’s worth to establish how to progress a case.

  • Responsibility of chasing customers for payment of arrears on failed DD’s.

  • Take card payments over the phone.

  • Terminate agreements in default and calculate termination balance.

  • Responsible for maintaining customer accounts with accurate notes and actions.

  • Liaising with Solicitor to progress legal cases.

  • Liaising with Salesperson / Broker on their arrears customers.

  • Weekly ledger update to manager.

  • Referring cases to repossession agent to recover asset.

  • Instructing inspections.

  • Carrying out asset valuations.

  • Raising admin charges and applying payments to customer accounts.


  • Understanding of FCA regulations would be an advantage.

  • Understanding of different lease types would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of bankruptcies, IVA’s and liquidations.

  • Experience of Experian and understanding of CAIS would be preferred.

  • Ability to work as part of a team but also off own initiative.

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.

  • Good clear telephone manner.

  • Good knowledge of Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

  • Previous Collections experience required.

We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.

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