Working at Imagine That Publishing is an opportunity to be part of an innovative, creative and energetic company. Based in a beautiful part of Suffolk, five minutes walk from Woodbridge Train Station, we pride ourselves on having a strong family culture and publish over 300 children’s books a year aimed at the UK and International market.

To apply for any of the positions below, please email your CV and cover letter to Jo Fenn at


CREDIT CONTROLLER; Part-time, 12 hours per week.

Job Role

We are looking to expand our Finance Team with a Credit Controller.  This is a new role working 12 hours per week, ideally spread over 3 days.  The role will be reporting directly to the Finance Director and is a chance to join a publishing company with a reputation for innovative products and close ties to some of the leading retail brands in the US and the UK market.  

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • To assess new and existing customer credit worthiness and to provide this information to the sales team on a regular basis;
  • To regularly review the customer overdue receipts report and chase overdue customers for payments;
  • To manage Foreign Rights payments & liaise with the Production Team;
  • To negotiate payment plans for customers as and when required;
  • To undertake legal action as and when required;
  • To ensure that customers’ accounts are kept clean and tidy and that unallocated items are kept to a minimum;
  • To resolve customer account queries in a timely and efficient manner;
  • To help the Finance Team establish a database of customers’ finance department contacts;
  • To carry out all aspects of the customer credit insurance process, including new applications, updating insurance limits for existing customers and monitoring customer accounts as part of the claims process;
  • Providing customer credit references as and when requested;
  • Dealing with internal queries about payments;
  • Meet individual quarterly targets and KPI’s;
  • Contribute to business objectives.

What you’ll need:

  • Proven experience in a financial role, in particular credit control;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially writing to customers whose first language is not English;
  • The ability to listen to customers and to exercise calm balanced judgement and patience in order to negotiate solutions that benefit all parties;
  • Excellent numerical skills and understanding of sales ledger accounting transactions;
  • Proven organizational and time management with an ability to work to deadlines;
  • Hands on, organised and accurate in working methodologies with an eye for detail;
  • Passionate and hardworking personality;
  • MS Office; advanced Microsoft Excel skills;
  • A professional attitude towards business practise.

 A passion for children’s books is essential!

Working at Imagine That Publishing is challenging but fun!

Join a team with a real family feeling and start making a difference to the next generation of readers!

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