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Administration Team Leader (Credit Checking) - Eccles, Manchester

Reference number
Booker Group
Eccles Support Centre
North West
Sub Location
Manchester Support Centre
Contract Type
Full time / Part time
Full time

Job Title: Credit Administration Team Leader

Reporting to: Credit Control Manager

Location: Eccles 

An important role, managing through a small team, to ensure that new customers’ credit applications are accurately checked and that due diligence is applied throughout the process.


  • Supervise, plan and co-ordinate to ensure all tasks are completed in an effective and timely manner
  • Target accuracy and completeness with branches

  • Ensure all changes to credit limits are processed to agreed SLA

  • Reporting KPI’s to the business

  • Manage relationships between team and branches

  • Producing reports on Excel

About you:

  • A high degree of resilience and tenacity, whilst managing internal customer expectations.
  • Committed to achieving deadlines whilst not compromising accuracy.

  • The ability to assess and support the business in managing regulatory and reputational risks.

  • Ability to lead a team by example

  • Good stakeholder management skills, having the ability to engage senior members of the branch teams to develop a good compliance understanding.

  • Financial administration background in a retail/wholesale business

  • Experience of customer account opening process within a Sales Ledger function

Working hours 38 hours Monday to Friday


About us:

Booker Group is the UK’s leading food and drink wholesaler.

We comprise of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter-Courivaud, Chef Direct, Booker India and Booker Retail Partners. Together we are privileged to serve over 1.5 million business customers

Booker Wholesale: The Company is the UK's largest cash and carry operator with 172 branches nationwide, we offer our business customers branded and own-label product which are sold to a wide and varied customer base that includes independent convenience stores, grocers, retailers, forecourts, off-licences, pubs, restaurants, event caterers, schools and care homes. All key product categories are available including soft drinks, grocery, fresh and frozen food, beers, wines, spirits and non-food items. In the year to March 2015, sales totalling £3.6bn were collected by the customer from the Group’s branches and sales totalling £1.39bn were delivered to the Company’s customer premises.

Makro: It operates 29 stores, including one in Belfast. Focusing on catering and small business, Makro offers a wide choice of products to suit their professional needs that are great value for money