Credit Controller (with French) -Medical Devices -Galway IRE

  • Job Reference: NET - 174542
  • Date Posted: 26 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package negotiable
  • Sector: Accounting, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


The Galway Finance function is a shared services group for a number of global Company divisions. The successful candidate will support the Central & North Europe region -- fluency in French is essential for this role This position would suit an ambitious, enthusiastic and driven individual who is motivated to develop and grow within the organisation.


Assist in evaluating risk, setting credit limits and monitoring customer's financial condition and negotiating appropriate payment terms.
Reconciliation of customer accounts for area of responsibility.
Collection of overdue sales invoices
Manage monthly communication to Customers of account activity and balancing payments due
Reviews the application of receipts, researches and identifies unapplied cash.
Prepare weekly and monthly reports on overdue accounts. Report on and develop KPI's.
Work in close cooperation with Customer Service, Sales and the Accounts receivable team.
Performs administrative tasks such as filing account statements, dunning letters, copying invoices, etc.
Reviews customers credit holds and releasing orders while implementing the credit policy.
Performs other related tasks as required.


Education equivalent to a third level qualification in a business related field.

A minimum 3 years of collection & credit control experience.

A broad knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and their business applications.

Excellent negotiation, Prioritization / Organizational skills and Relationship management skills

Ability to track and complete collections management activities

Strong communication skills, both oral and written, in French & English (other languages an advantage).

Knowledge of legal recovery processes and financing options.

Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.

Confident and credible individual who can work unsupervised using their own initiative.

Change management and process improvement experience

Strong computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
applications, especially Excel and other applicable software programs.


A very attractive Salary/Benefits Package is on offer and negotiable


Please forward your CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please ring Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 if outside Ireland