Credit Controller France

40 hours

Creators and distributors of successful decorative collections for home & garden

Would you like to work for one of the biggest importers of decorative items?

With our enthusiastic team of 263 professionals, we design, collect and sell our products worldwide. Our modern head-office and showroom are located in Reeuwijk.

The Edelman product range is characterised by high-quality products made of ceramics, glass and metal. Edelman has a wide range of Christmas items, including Christmas trees from Triumph Tree & Black Box Trees, lighting from Luca Lighting, ornaments from House of Seasons and the miniature world of Luville Collectables. In addition, Edelman offers an extensive range of home accessories and artificial flowers, plants and trees from Mica Decorations. The Mood Collection offers a broad assortment of home textiles including cushions, garden cushions and table linen. All items come in vibrant colours and textures.

Working at Edelman offers you the opportunity to join an international and inspiring organisation with plenty of opportunities for personal development. Our mission is: ‘To make the world in and around the home a more beautiful place in all seasons’. We do all this with great pleasure. If you can identify with our mission and the vacancy below, then we would like to meet you!

For our Credit Control department we are looking for a:

Credit Controller France

In this role you will be responsible for the written and telephone reminders of debtors on behalf of Edelman BV with the ultimate aim of keeping the outstanding debtor balances as low as possible, ensuring transparency in the debtor database and limiting write-offs. You will also assess customers’ creditworthiness and approve sales orders before they are accepted. You ensure sufficient credit insurance coverage and maintain contacts with sales, agents and collection agencies. In this position you work together with 3 colleagues and you report to the Manager Credit Control.

What will you be doing?

  • Credit monitoring; you are responsible for limiting the credit risks (write-offs on accounts receivable) and reducing the average payment period of the accounts receivable of the French-speaking customers
  • Credit information; you are responsible for monitoring the creditworthiness of the customer relations and maintaining contact with the credit insurer
  • Debt collection; you are responsible for reminders, the use of debt collection agencies, the registration of debtor complaints, the follow-up of payment differences and you deal with moratoriums and bankruptcies for the customer relations in your area. For this you use Onguard software
  • Debt monitoring; you generate monthly analyses of the backlog list with the outstanding receivables and you communicate this to the relevant account managers

Who are we looking for?

  • A college degree and preferably an education in finance or commerce
  • Several years of relevant work experience in credit management, preferably within an international trading company.
  • Good command of the French and Dutch languages. Preferably also the English language
  • Experience with Onguard, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Excel is preferred
  • Steadfast, decisive and commercially aware
  • A real team player who is goal and result oriented

Our offer:

Working at Edelman means, among other things:

  • Working at one of the fastest growing lifestyle companies
  • Free sports after work
  • International company with a good working atmosphere where hard work and fun go together
  • 27/28/29 vacation days per year
  • Nice company parties, a Christmas package
  • Premium-free pension
  • Discount on the purchase of our products
  • A fun job where you work with beautiful products!

Are you interested in this role and do you meet the profile? Send an email with your motivational letter and CV to the HR Department: For questions about the position, please contact Renate Oudijk (HR Employee).

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Questions about this vacancy?

Renate Oudijk

Application Process

  • apply

    You’ve applied? We’ll review your application and get back to you as soon as possible to let you know if you fit the profile.

  • interview
    First interview

    Our HR department will contact you to make an appointment. In this interview we want to get to know you better and answer any of the questions you have. You will speak with our HR department and the manager of the department you are applying for.

  • interview
    Second interview

    Our HR department and a future colleague of your department will ask you questions about your experience and skills for the position you applied for.

  • reference
    Reference check

    We will check your references

  • offer

    We will make you an offer and looking forward seeing you working at Edelman

  • hired

    You're hired.