Credit Controller

Credit controllers perform financial, administrative and other tasks in relation to credit control and debt collection.


  • Arranges for the collection of arrears of payment.
  • Checks that accounting, recording and statutory procedures are adhered to for all credit transactions.
  • Deals with any enquiries or difficulties concerning the acceptance or rejection of credit applications.
  • Arranges for investigations of the credit worthiness of individuals or companies.
  • Receives requests for credit submissions and lending proposals.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 21% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for credit controller is £21,341

1,084 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,084. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for credit controller roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £21,341 per year. That is about £1,778 per month or £10.94 per hour. New workers generally start on £11,089, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £34,439

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,084 people are employed in the region.

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