Credit Controller

Please note: We are no longer accepting applications for this vacancy. The position has been filled. 

About Elite

Elite Office Furniture UK Ltd is a leading British manufacturer of office seating, desking and storage furniture. Operating successfully since 1986, a vacancy has arisen for an experienced Credit Controller working as part of a team in a busy office environment based in Goole. This is a full time, permanent position.


The Vacancy

Reporting to the Finance Director, your role will include:

  • Contacting business customers when payments are overdue

  • Asking customers to settle their account and explaining the terms of their credit

  • Using specialist computer databases to check credit records

  • Setting up new accounts and maintaining customer files

  • Processing payments

  • Starting legal proceedings if invoices are not paid within an agreed time

  • Liaising with solicitors where necessary

  • Resolving invoice queries to amicable resolution

  • To be responsible for the day to day running of the sales ledger

  • Month end reporting



  • Good spoken and written communication skills

  • An assertive but tactful manner

  • Calmness under pressure

  • An organised and methodical approach

  • The ability to work to strict deadlines

  • Good negotiation skills

  • The ability to explain financial matters firmly and clearly

  • Good mathematical skills

  • Administrative and computer skills

  • High standard of written and verbal English

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within a large organisation

  • Proven relationship building skills

  • Flexible approach to work, willing to play a full role in ensuring the success of the team and the business

  • A positive attitude to work offering flexibility, commitment and support in a changing environment

  • Detailed understanding of the sales order process

  • Ability to meet tight reporting deadlines

  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy in recording and reporting

To apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter detailing how you meet the above requirements to:

Lawrence Burrows, Financial Director,

A competitive salary based on the individuals experience is available for the right individual. Elite Office furniture UK Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

No Agencies Please.

Goole Head Office, Showroom and Factory

Elite Road, Goole, East Yorkshire, DN14 8BF
Monday to Friday – 8:30am to 5pm

London Office and Showroom

81-87 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4NQ
Monday to Friday – 9am to 5:30pm