Credit Control Team Lead | English | Undutchables
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Credit Control Team Lead | English

Scherpenzeel, reference 2022-00587

Job description

As a Credit Control Team Lead, you will be focused on helping your team of 14 Credit Controllers to minimize payment and credit risks. You will be responsible for the escalations in the team, and generally helping to motivate and guide your team. Here are the most important tasks in this role:

  • Lead, coach and motivate the direct reports in the team and support them in achieving their personal and professional goals.
  • Assessment of creditworthiness for new and existing customers;
  • Setting of Credit Limits, payment conditions and other terms to reduce financial risks on forehand;
  • Confirm sales agreements are not in contradiction with the Credit Risk Policy;
  • Determine if current Credit Control processes and procedures are still optimal and propose and implement changes;
  • Pro-actively contact / visit customers and/or stakeholders to obtain payment and/or enable order release;
  • Give functional input to other employees in the department to ensure compliance to existing policies;
  • Informing the Credit Manager about progress on portfolio- and customer level;
  • Back-up for Credit Manager when necessary to ensure continuity;
  • Sign off on order release above credit limits in line with the credit policy;
  • Responsible for setting up internal credit limits in line with the credit policy;
  • Participate in various projects outside departmental scope;
  • Train all members of the credit team on software, processes and operational usage;
  • Function as key-user of credit management software;
  • Key-user for JDE credit management; responsible for user-acceptance testing and sign-off, involved in unit or integration testing and update training material;
  • Reporting, progress tracking.


To be successful in this role, the following are required:
  • MBO/Bachelor degree in Business related subjects (preferably finance/economics);
  • 3+ years experience in credit controlling, and people management experience;
  • Experience on Credit Rating;
  • Experience with ERP systems (preferably JDE);
  • Professional level of English, and some knowledge of Dutch;
  • Ambition to lead a team and a genuine, outgoing and social personality;
Since your team would be made up of Dutch people, it's important that you have knowledge of the Dutch culture. Therefore, having lived in the Netherlands for at least 3 years is vital for this role.

Working conditions

Next to the salary listed above, you will receive a direct contract at our client for 32-40 hours per week, depending on your preference. They offer 25 holiday days per month, plus 13 ATV days (so a total of 38 holiday days per year!), and a 13th month. They offer a hybrid working model, as well.

Salary from: €3400,-
Salary to: €4200,-

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Company description

Our client is an international active company and is market leader when it comes to design, sustainability and innovation in their industry. They have people on the ground in six continents, with over 40 global showrooms, and manufacturing sites in Australia, China, the Netherlands, Thailand, the UK and the U.S. Our client was one of the first companies to publicly commit to sustainability. Their commitment to eliminate their impact on the environment by 2020 was successful, and they were even invited to the Climate Conference in Glasgow as a keynote speaker. For their international customers, they have local teams who speak fluent in more than 40 languages.

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Koen de Geus, Undutchables Utrecht
+31 (0)6 41676609
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Recruiter contact

Koen de Geus
Undutchables Utrecht
T: +31 (0)6 41676609


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