Abcam: Junior Credit Controller – French Speaking (until end of April 18)

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Closing date: 2018-03-01

Abcam, a global and innovative biotechnology company, is currently looking for a Junior Credit Controller with fluent French to work in our Accounts Receivable department until the end of April 2018. You will be responsible for coordinating debts of existing debtors, speaking to customers over the phone and emails.

You will also be involved in other duties related to accounts receivable such as issuing credit notes, manual invoices and posting invoices so as to support the team on a wider level.
This is an exciting opportunity for a strong team-player with some experience proactively chasing debtors over phone and email and keen to deliver excellent customer service throughout.


About Financial Services at Abcam

The Financial Services team is made up of 20 people across the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions. These areas have strong internal relationships with departmets such as Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. It’s a fast paced and rapidly changing environment which requires adaptability, flexibility and drive from all team members.


Roles & responsibilities:

  • Proactively contact customers via email, telephone and letter to secure payment of overdue accounts and keep records up to date.
  • Refer any accounts to the Debt Collection Agency as required.
  • Consistently address customer queries within 24 hours, liaising with relevant departments if necessary.
  • To accurately allocate and post cash, issue credit notes, manual invoices, posting invoices as well as other duties as and when relevant.
  • Report any issues to the Accounts Receivable Team Leader or Manager.


About you

  • You have some experience proactively chasing debtors over phone and email.
  • You are dedicated to deliver outstanding customer service at all times.
  • You are a solid team-player and keen to support the team when required.
  • You have a strong level of accuracy and attention to detail, along with some experience using Excel.
  • You are fluent in French as you will mainly be dealing with our French customer base.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!


About Us

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs.
It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.
Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development.