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Part-time Credit Controller (12 months FTC Maternity Cover)

Location

Almondsbury

Department

Finance / Accounts

Employment type

Full time

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Part time hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Preference - this could be flexible): 22 Hours - 23.25 Hours

Opportunity for an experienced, driven and pro-active Credit Controller to join Hydrock’s Credit Control team at our Head Office in Almondsbury (BS32 4DF). You will be joining at a crucial time to assist the team in meeting the needs of our growing business and play a vital role in reducing debtors’ days and improving cash flow. This is a 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract. 

Our Head Office site is pretty special, with over 100 of us working out of converted historic buildings, in over 100 acres of the great outdoors. Lunchtimes provide the opportunity for running, cycling, taking a walk, playing football/ rugby/rounders and there are at least two organised ‘work outs’ each week. There are good options for lunch out - country pubs, farm shop, garden centre and The Mall Cribbs Causeway is only a five-minute drive away.  We have plenty of car parking spaces and a bike shed and showers are available for cyclists/runners.

Core job functions include:

  • Actively support fee earners to invoice accurately and in a timely fashion 
  • Maintain regular contact with clients to agree payment dates and resolve queries
  • Timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments 
  • Liaising with internal departments regarding outstanding invoices 
  • Ensuring statements are sent out on time
  • Maintaining debtor information in our in-house software


 Requirements:

  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
  • Ability to reconcile accounts and have excellent attention to detail  
  • A calm and confident manner to handle potentially problematic conversations
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and look for a resolution prior to escalating 
  • Work well as part of a team, liaising frequently with colleagues in the Finance department 
  • A lateral thinker with determination, assertiveness and a ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Proven experience and competency with Microsoft Office and using specialist credit control software 

What's great about Hydrock 

We are a British-owned integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.  

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including Cleveland Pools winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; Bay Technology Centre named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; YGG Tan-y-Lan picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; The Deaf Academy singled out for its Universal Design at the Civic Trust Awards 2022; and Bristol’s iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living sweeping up at the Bristol Property Awards.

Take a look at our 2023 end of year film and get a feel for what we’re all about. 

  

What we can offer you: 

  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues 
  • Reward for progression and hard work 
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
  • Competitive starting salary 
  • Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!) 
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday) 
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme 

  

A place to feel included

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.  

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask we are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 

  

Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.

If shortlisted, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock.

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

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