• Credit Control Risk Project Manager

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3243
    Position Type
    Fixed Term Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Accounting/Finance
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Karen Millen and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Endura, Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    As an FSS Credit Controller Risk Project Manager, you will:

    • Be working within a fast-paced Finance Shared Services team developing Best practises for credit control and risk across the portfolio of brand customers.
    • Assist in the development of strategies for continuous improvement within the Credit control Risk Teams.

    Specifically, you will be responsible for:

    Project Management

    • Develop the ‘One Pentland’ way of working by introducing of one set of  working practises across all our brands, divisions and locations for Credit Control and Risk teams.
    • Document Credit Control and Risk processes across the business, identifying touch points with other departments.
    • Recognise all potential process improvements, and simplifications.
    • Coordinate workshops with all key stakeholders, to determine agile, flexible, supportive best practises, aligned to good governance.
    • Liaise with IT to utilise available technologies, including enhanced SAP functionality.
    • Development, document and implement new working practises into the daily working practises.

    Credit Control & Risk

    • Working with teams to understand current process and opportunities.
    • Support team to embed new working practises.
    • Develop appropriate training materials.

     

     

     What you need to have

    • Extensive experience within a Credit Control Team.
    • Understanding of Accounting platforms such as SAP, Oracle or similar.
    • Knowledge of accounting within a retail environment.
    • Exposure to Credit Card platforms.
    • Expertise of how Risk impacts on our Customer credit worthiness decision making.
    • Strong excel skills.
    • Exposure to Internal and external compliance policies.

     What we need to see in you

    • Embrace and nurture a positive attitude to change.
    • Ability to work independently, with a confident, assertive and resilient approach.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • The ability to influence others to achieve results
    • Be a true team player, yet self-motivated
    • Proactive, able to prioritise, and deliver to deadlines
    • Create strong connections across departments and brands to foster culture of best practice.

     

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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