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Credit Controller- Native level German

Finance / Accounting
Capelle aan den IJssel
German

Description:

As part of the financial team you will be responsible for
Perform credit control;
Check customer’s credit and approve or deny applications based on company standards and requirements;
Negotiate payment plans with customers and set up loan terms and conditions;Analyze the effectiveness of the company’s credit control system and implement changes to improve profitability and reduce bad debts;
Ensure customers pay on time and chase any overdue invoices;
Maintain and develop the credit control system in collaboration with Sales, Marketing, Finance and company executives;Improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, and initiate legal procedures if necessary;
Supporting month-end closings;
Assist Accounts Payable and other finance activities;
Assist in budget preparation and reporting.

Requirements:

We are looking for a colleague who:
Has at least MBO degree in Administration or similar;
Has 3-5 years of relevant work experience;
Outstanding attention to detail with an ability to reconcile complex accounts;
Accurate, efficient and organized with the ability to priorities tasks as needed;
Is an Excel expert. Knowledge of Oracle’s JD Edwards is a plus;
Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and accountancy software;
Ability to maintain strong relationships with external clients and internal colleagues;
Has the ability to work independently but is also a Teamplayer.
Is fluent in German and English and preferably one other language;
About the company:
Our client is an International sports brand in Rotterdam. Throughout the years they have grown into a global player of high-tech products in the field of various functional sports. Amongst others we are the proud sponsor of several sport events all over over the Netherlands.
Through years of experience and their devotion to support their customers in achieving their best, they strive to deliver the best quality. Their high-quality standards are in line with our Philosophy: ‘To contribute to society by developing sports products and promoting sports in general’.
For the expansion of our Finance team, we are looking for a Credit Controller for the German market.