VF Corporation French Credit Controller in United Kingdom

Job Description

French speaking Credit Controller

Working Hours : Monday to Friday 8am-4pm

Customers love our leading brands; Timberland, The North Face and Vans just to name a few. We build close relationships with our partners, deliver an excellent service to our customers and as a global business, we’ve continued to go from strength to strength.

If you are fluent in English as well as French, this is an exciting time to join our rapidly growing Credit Department, where you will manage customer accounts for the UK market for major online and high street retailers across Europe.

In a professional and courteous manner, you will proactively manage the whole credit lifecycle and ensure accounts are effectively maintained in order to support sales, the release of orders and our credit policies.

To achieve this, the French Credit Controller role will involve:

  • communicating with customers in their native language, over the phone and by email to discuss payments, credit terms and to resolve any queries

  • chasing debt to achieve department targets and to effectively clear disputes

  • controlling the customer database and maintaining up to date files

  • discussing credit limits and escalating debt up to and including the litigation team

  • assessing and reviewing credit limits to provide the best customer service.

To join us, you must be:

  • fluent in English and French to business level.

  • financially and commercially aware with excellent numeracy skills

  • highly customer focussed and results driven to resolve queries

  • Computer literate, including Excel.

It will be advantageous if you have:

  • credit control or office-based experience

  • degree in Business, Finance or Economics

  • the ability to multi-task

  • excellent organisation skills and a good attention to detail.

This is an exciting opportunity for a French speaking credit controller to play a lead role within a growing credit team where you will gain invaluable experience working in a commercial environment for a global brand.

VF Northern Europe boast a fantastic multi-national office environment, where employees are casual dress throughout the working week and treated to free tea/coffee and on-site parking. We like to have fun and work collaboratively with our stakeholders – being a team player is key to our success.

Join us and you will enjoy a supportive and relaxed working environment, with great scope for development as the company continues to grow.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

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VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.