Credit Controller -Shaftesbury - Wessex Group

Wessex Group is a family run business, based in Dorset for over 50 years. We are seeking a confident Credit Controller to join our finance team, providing a central service to all of our subsidiary companies. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

The role requires a customer focussed, self-motivated individual who is able to build strong relationships both internally and externally at all levels.

  • Timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments, escalating to legal action when required.
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients to ensure invoices are cleared for payment and confirming payment dates, helping to resolve queries with outstanding invoices both internally and externally when required.
  • Attending monthly meetings for each company to update the Finance Director, Managing Director and Operations managers regarding all overdue balances.
  • Producing regular cash flow forecasts for each company.

This list of responsibilities and duties is not exhaustive and the Company will expect you to perform other duties relevant to the job title.

Essential competencies:

  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships both internally and externally at all levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Calm and confident manner, particularly during potentially uncomfortable conversations.
  • Ability to manage own workload.
  • Great team player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including a confident telephone manner).
  • Competent in Microsoft Office products.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good standard of education (at least five GCSE grades A-C)


  • Previous experience in a credit control position.


  • Salary dependent on experience
  • BUPA Medical Insurance
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme

All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract

For an application form please CLICK HERE.

Or for further information please email or call 01747 858039 (no Agencies please).

Due to a high volume of responses we may be unable to feedback to all applicants, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.