The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005. Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.
What are key highlights of this role?
You will join a team of Credit Managers and report directly to the UKI Credit Manager. You will build and maintain strong relationships with the Customer Care / Customer Supply Chain and Operational teams based on site, together with Commercial and Financial teams based in the field, our head office in Hammersmith and Ireland. You will also need to establish a unique partnership with all our customers.
The Credit Manager will be responsible for the proactive management of our sales ledger to ensure timely payment of invoices and efficient resolution of queries through continued monitoring and collaboration with customers.
They will support the delivery of key KPI's, participate in process improvements and projects, be part of a highly motivated workforce and manage the cash collection of their individual customer base.
To succeed in this demanding high profile role, you will demonstrate sound financial awareness and a sound working knowledge of sales ledger management and accounting principles. Your organisational skills, attention to detail and your ability to prioritise will be critical in our fast moving environment of constant change. Highly motivated and proactive you will be a specialist in your field, a confident and strong leader; you will display professionalism in your dealings with internal colleagues and external customers through excellent communications skills. You will have a proven ability to influence and engage, with good organisation skills and a flexible service-orientated attitude. You are a real team player who thrives on the challenge of achieving group results and working to tight deadlines. You will have a passion for success by developing and implementing strategies to improve our performance.
You will ideally be a member of the Institute of Credit Management and have an excellent understanding of credit management principles and techniques. You will be proficient in Microsoft Office packages, with particular confidence using Microsoft Excel. Experience of using SAP would be advantageous. Regular travel to customers or our Head Office in Hammersmith and also Ireland will be required.
Measures of success:
Manage the Credit Management function for a selected customer base and its related budget;
Ensure the growth and stability of our business by managing, organizing and motivating the team to achieve outstanding results;
There is one permanent vacancy and one fixed term opportunity.
Applications for these positions will close on Monday 14th August 2017. If we received a high level of applications it may close earlier.
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