Credit Controller - Waterford

Location Waterford
Job ref: 071233
Published: 11 months ago

Credit Controller

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. The core business is through the traditional Builders Merchants division. Main brands include Chadwicks, Cork Builders Providers, Davies & Telfords. In addition, and through organic growth and acquisitions the Group have established a range of brands which are close to the core but offer a uniquely different range of products. These include Heitons Steel, Panelling Centre, Morgans Timber, Proline & Sitetech.


Principle Objective 

As Credit Controller you will support the Branch Manager by providing efficient and accurate administrative support within the parameters of the Group Credit Policy.


Knowledge & Experience 

  • Excellent Written and numerical skills
  • Previous administration experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of accounting
  • Working towards a qualification desirable but not essential
  • Good IT literacy (Microsoft Office)

Key Responsibilities 

  • Ensure High Standard of Customer Service
  • Cash Collection Targets (Debtor Days)
  • Revision of Limits to Head Office
  • Enforce Group policy
  • Maintain branch administration function
  • Processing payments
  • Query management
  • Delivery of invoice data to customers
  • Dealing with distressed debtors / liaising with Head Office / third party collection agency

Essential Competencies  

  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Problem Solving/Logical thought process
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Effective team working
  • The flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • To enjoy working with people
  • A positive attitude
  • IT literacy and the ability to handle analytical data

Key Relationships 

  • Branch Cashier
  • Branch Manager
  • Branch/Area Credit Controller
  • HO Credit Team
  • Sales Representative
  • Head of Credit

Contract Type 

  • Permanent
  • Full time 39 hour contract
  • Working week Monday to Friday

Our Benefits Include 

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Bonus Opportunity
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.