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Credit Controller CMBe

About Crown


Crown Holdings, Inc., is a world leader in the metal packaging production process. We design and manufacture a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions and products. Our clients are some of the largest and most respected companies in the world.


It's an exciting time to join our business because Crown offers you the opportunity to grow and develop your skills in an expanding industry.


Crown was founded with the goal of valuing and promoting sustainability and this vision continues to be essential to our long-term future.

About this opportunity


The position of Credit Controller for CMB Engineering, manages the Credit Control process for Crown’s sister company CarnaudMetalbox Engineering and will involve the collection of receivables from our valued Engineering clientele. 


In response to evolving business needs, the role will transition from Shipley to Wantage, where it will serve as the point of contact with the Engineering Commercial Team. This also means that the Credit Controller will be part of our wider SSC Finance Team at Wantage.   


Main Responsibilities
•    Follow-up with customers for payments due
•    Coordinate regular meetings with the Engineering team to efficiently manage accounts receivable and mitigate instances of overdue payments
•    Develop and present cash forecasts for Group Treasury
•    Address and resolve customer inquiries ahead of scheduled payment dates
•    Factor eligible debts and perform month-end reconciliation
•    Produce reports on overdue balances for both month-end and mid-month reviews
•    Perform credit reviews on new and existing accounts
•    Clean up old debt outstanding on the ledger
•    Complete workflows for creating new customers in our ERP system, JDE
•    Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley controls 
•    Allocate customer payments in the ERP system, JDE

Required Qualifications and Experience 
•    Part or full qualified AAT, or CICM
•    Previous experience working in a finance / credit role 
•    Experience with finance systems (JDE / ARAS / SAP)


•    Previous experience in a shared service function
•    Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)


Required Skills and Competencies
•    IT Literate with an interest in finance systems
•    Advanced Excel Skills 
•    Ability to communicate effectively via phone and email
•    Ability to work and communicate effectively within a diverse cultural environment
•    Ability to complete tasks within deadlines
•    Good numeracy skills
•    Highly organised
•    Continuous improvement mindset
•    Flexibility to travel within the UK and occasionally Europe

What Crown Offers You


  • The opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • To be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • Professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • Strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging!

Working Together 

Accessibility, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are key features of Crown’s culture of Working Together. We aim to value and respect each individual and foster an environment where everyone is represented. 

We strive to promote psychological safety, allowing colleagues to bring their authentic selves to work and ultimately generate a sense of belonging at Crown.
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Credit Controller CMBe

Requisition ID:  2962

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area:  Finance
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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