Regional Credit Manager
REGIONAL CREDIT MANAGER - SOUTH EAST Attractive package plus car & benefits Great opportunity to join a market leader in the wholesale distribution of electrical products through a national network of branches. The South East Region is a key part of this business. Based in Tunbridge Wells and reporting directly to the Regional Director, the Regional Credit Manager is fully responsible for the leadership, direction and development of a team of staff controlling all commercial credit risk exposures in the Region. Key activities will involve: Full management responsibility for the Regional Credit Office and for a team of staff. The evaluation and appraisal of new credit account applications and the ongoing review and management of existing risks and exposures. This will involve regular travel throughout the Region meeting branch managers and developing and maintaining excellent relationships with customers at a senior level. Providing expert technical advice and guidance to branch managers on any credit related matters that arise at branches in the Region. Implementation of the company’s credit management policy and service level requirements including appropriate debt recovery action through the Courts where necessary The Individual This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a high calibre Credit or Finance Professional seeking to apply their finance skills and academic knowledge in a vibrant commercial risk management environment. To meet this challenge, you should have and be able to demonstrate: A degree or degree level professional qualification, preferably accountancy or finance based; Experience in a finance or credit management role with the successful management of a team of staff Ideally a sound knowledge of balance sheet appraisal techniques and, preferably, experience of applying such techniques in a commercial credit, risk appraisal and debt recovery capacity. To succeed in the role, you will need to be a self-starting people focussed individual showing a strong minded and assertive personality. Excellent communication and negotiation skills will be required. The salary package is negotiable and fully reflects the seniority of this position within the Region. The overall package will include the provision of a company car, medical cover and eligibility for profit sharing.