We are looking for a Credit Controller to join our Accounts Department chasing late payments from customers.

The ideal candidate is reliable, committed and comfortable working in a fast paced environment.

Based in Stockport, Stephensons are an established family business with almost 150 years supplying the catering and hospitality industry.


Reports To

Accounts Manager

Working Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9am-5:30pm
plus 1 in 6 Saturdays: 9:30am-3pm



£16,000 p/a plus £50 monthly bonus upon reaching company sales targets

Further details:


Ensure debts are paid in a timely manner

  • Chase overdue debts
  • Maintain records of collection activity
  • Handle disputed invoices and negotiate to bring in payment
  • Put accounts on stop where appropriate

Maintain cash on delivery and credit card debtor lists

  • Manage debtor lists
  • Collect payment
  • Process Cash on Delivery and Credit Card receipts

Credit control support

  • Copy invoices
  • Proof of delivery, correct invoice and account errors

Debtor Account maintenance

  • Keep names, address and Credit limits etc up to date
  • Credit rating renewals for End of month debtors
Qualifications/ Required Experience
  • A GCSE ‘C’ or equivalent in Maths
  • Experience of working in a Credit Control role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work prioritise own workload and demonstrate planning and organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail and IT, preferably Excel skills.
  • Good customer service skills and manner when chasing Customers invoices over the telephone and enough confidence to deal with uncomfortable situations that may arise with clients who owe money.
  • Other skills that will help you in this role include being friendly, with the ability to work in a team as well as individually  and ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Up to the job? 

Send your CV to our HR Manager: hr@stephensons.com