Credit Controller EMEA (German speaking )


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

  • Responsible for a portfolio of EMEA customers.
  • Review the aged debt reports daily and complete timely chasing of outstanding debt allocated to you. Keeping up to date concise customer records.
  • Prepare invoice coding for the countries/customers to which you have been assigned.
  • Responsible for matching unallocated customer receipts to invoices where appropriate.
  • Working with E Procurement and managing AR relationships with customers who use EDI.
  • Responsible for agreeing and reviewing credit limits. Monitoring compliance with those limits with a view to proactively dealing with tight limits.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with other departments in order to promote AR shared services.
  • Monitor and maintain the unallocated receipts on the Customer Receipts worksheet. Work with the AR team as a whole to identify and remedy the correct allocation of unallocated receipts.
  • Resolve any customer queries as soon as possible in line with department KPI (72hrs) with reissues being carried out within 72 hours of being identified to us.
  • In respect of customer refunds – be responsible for initiating customer contact as soon as identified and for processing refunds within the same month that the payment was received where possible.
  • Involvement with new projects and initiatives as they arise.


  • You need to have a basic understanding of accounting & finance, accounts Receivable experience is ideal
  • You must have German language skills
  • You will experienced in working in an office environment, proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at abcam.


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