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Credit Risk Controller

Employer: Northgate plc
Job Title: Credit Risk Controller
Location: Darlington
Salary: £18-24K dependant on qualifications and experience
Benefits: Excellent benefits
Date: 29/11/2012

We are currently recruiting for a Credit Analyst to join our Business Development team at our head office in Darlington. You will assist the Senior Credit Analyst to maximise the profitability of the business by approving new or increased credit facilities in a manner consistent with maximising revenue within acceptable levels of risk. You will be required to promote and maintain strong internal and external working relationships conductive to achieving best outcomes.

The successful candidate will need to have experience of working with credit information including status agency reports and original financial statements. They will also need to demonstrate both an understanding of and the ability to read and analyse audited and unaudited financial information in relation to assessing cash-flow, solvency and credit risk. The ability to make commercially aware credit limit decisions under pressure and on various, and possibly limited, levels of information is imperative, as is the need to maintain accuracy and attention to detail . You will need to be able to speak politely and confidently at all levels and also be able to communicate specialist credit or financial information in a manner that can be understood and acted upon by non-specialists. A high level of organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workloads in line with changing demands is also a must.

Ideally you will be ICM qualified or hold another relevant professional qualification and have a good working knowledge of the various issues surrounding credit management with particular emphasis on data protection and contract law.


  • Holidays: 23 days per annum plus Bank Holidays increasing after service
  • Pension
  • Employee Share Scheme