Credit Controller Germany

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 260 professionals, we design, collect and sell our products worldwide. Our modern head-office and showroom are located in Reeuwijk.

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. Interested? Check out these links for an impression of our company; and

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 Germany

In this role, you will be responsible for the written and telephone dunning of debtors on behalf of Edelman BV and Edelman Direct Import with the end goal of keeping outstanding debtor balances as low as possible, ensuring transparency in the debtor inventory and reducing write-offs. You also assess customers for creditworthiness and approve sales orders before they are accepted. You ensure adequate credit insurance coverage and liaise with sales, agents and collection agencies. In this position, you will work with 3 colleagues and report to the Manager Credit Control.

What will you be doing?

  • Credit monitoring; you will be responsible for reducing credit risks (write-offs on debtors) and lowering the average payment period of the German customers’ debtors
  • Credit information; you will be responsible for monitoring the creditworthiness of customer relationships and liaising with the credit insurer
  • Debt collection; you will be responsible for dunning debtors, engaging debt collection agencies, registering debtor complaints, following up on payment disputes and handling moratoriums and bankruptcies for client relationships in your own area. For this, you use Onguard software
  • Debt monitoring; you generate monthly analyses of the backlog list showing outstanding receivables and communicate this to the relevant account managers

Who are we looking for?

  • Degree-level working and thinking and preferably an education in financial or commercial direction
  • Several years of relevant work experience in receivables management, preferably within an international trading company
  • Good command of German and Dutch. Preferably also of English
  • Experience with Onguard, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Excel is an advantage
  • A real team player who is goal- and result-oriented
  • Available for at least 32 hours per week, 40 hours is a plus

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 and staff activities
  • Premium-free pension
  • Discount on the purchase of our products
  • A fun job where you work with beautiful products!

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.

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).


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.

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    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.