If you choose to recruit externally for senior credit control vacancies at your organisation, it is important to approach the task with the care and attention it merits.
Getting this decision wrong could have negative consequences for the credit control team, and your organisation as a whole.
By working with our dedicated credit control recruitment consultants, you can be sure that no stone is left unturned in your search for the best credit managers. We strive to make sure you are recommended staff who not only possess the required technical and leadership skills, but also are a good fit for the lifestyle of your company.
What makes a good credit control professional?
A credit control manager should be able to clearly demonstrate why they are suited to the role. Their CV will provide an insight into their previous experience, and it will be immediately obvious if they are ready for such a position of responsibility.
This need not mean that prior management experience is a requirement, simply that their knowledge of credit control is sound and their field of skills is broad enough to cope with the demands of the job.
Recruiters can spot the candidates that are truly dedicated to their profession. Applicants who are serious about this career will possess, or at least be working towards, an Institute of Credit Management (ICM) qualification.
Once their managerial credentials have been established, it should follow that they offer all the skills you would expect of any credit control professional. This includes strong interpersonal skills, excellent numerical ability and the patience to deal with clients who may have debts outstanding.
How Portfolio can help
If you are interested in acquiring our services to guide you through the credit manager recruitment process, Portfolio Credit Control can assign you a dedicated consultant who will offer advice and support whenever you need it.
Their goal will be to help match quality candidates with your business, carrying out assessments on applicants and chatting to the strongest ones to decide if they should be sent to you for an interview. Once we reach this stage, the final decision rests with you.
Should you wish to know more, call us on 020 7650 3199 and our team will be happy to answer your questions.