Credit Controller (with CICM Study support)
We’re Kaplan International Languages and we're looking to hire two new colleagues for our Credit Control team - with an immediate start.
Our English programmes attract students from over 100 countries around the world. Our learners travel to our schools, located across more than 20 great destinations - to improve their English, see the world and build lifelong friendships.
About the role
We’re looking for two Credit Controllers for an immediate start.
Taking ownership of your designated ledger, you’ll be focused on collecting outstanding balances in EURO, USD, CAD and GBP, from our network of sales agents, who recruit students for our schools.
As a Credit Controller, working in our Finance team, you’ll partner closely with our Sales and Customer Care teams, whilst also building effective relationships with our Sales agents in several countries across your designated region.
You’ll need to be someone who enjoys and understands all aspects of the process involved in collecting payment and keeping a clean ledger, whether that’s resolving a query, reconciling a complex set of transactions or agreeing a payment schedule. You’ll also be reconciling the General Ledger, raising intercompany invoices and helping the Cashier with receipting.
We are looking for someone who has the tenacity and will to apply their skills in a complex, multicurrency, international environment. You’ll benefit from the support of a highly experienced Finance Manager who knows our ledgers and credit control environment very well and will also be able to help you with learning the more technical elements of the role.
Working arrangements and location
Our working pattern is hybrid, with 3 days in our beautiful Hammersmith office and 2 days worked from home. We place a lot of value on the sense of teamwork and fun that comes from being together in one place. We have regular get togethers at lunchtimes or after hours so that colleagues can get to know one another and build great working relationships.
What we can offer
In addition to a base salary of £25,000-26,000 per annum, we can offer full study support for CICM qualifications. There are excellent progression opportunities within the Kaplan Languages Group and more widely in Kaplan, a global organisation with operations in over 30 countries.
Our additional benefits include:
Life assurance and income protection schemes
25 days holiday
Medical cash plan
Cashback scheme through Perkpal
Pension scheme (we match up to 4%)
Discounted tuition available across a range of courses (including Masters programmes) through the Kaplan employee "Gift of Knowledge" scheme
Applying for the role
As people around the world rediscover their passion for travel, the English language education sector is booming. If you’re looking to join a business where you can make a difference and be part of a committed team who work together to build success, we’d love to hear from you.
Please apply as soon as possible by submitting an up-to-date CV and providing some answers to a few questions about your motivation and skills, which will help us to assess whether the role is a good fit for you.
At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you would like to be considered for an interview under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please complete this form
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Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
About Kaplan International Languages.
Every year, Kaplan International Languages (KIL) helps students from various countries to develop and improve their English language skills. With a network of schools spanning 6 countries, KIL has the largest presence of any international language school in the English-speaking world. Our schools are in vibrant, sought-after and convenient locations, providing our students with the right environment to achieve their goals. We offer a wide selection of courses from General English and exam courses through to 8-month intensive programs.
As part of Kaplan Inc., KIL is proud to share in the Kaplan tradition of academic excellence, standing alongside other established education institutions like Kaplan Financial, Kaplan International Pathways, Kaplan Test Prep and Kaplan Professional. Kaplan Inc., which is owned by Graham Holdings, is one of the world’s largest providers of education and training. It has an 80-year history of expanding access to academic opportunity and global revenues of more than US$2 billion. We are proud to have recently welcomed ESL Education and Alpadia Language Schools into the Kaplan International Group.