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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Nov 13, 2021
Job ID:  3785

Credit Controller

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,300 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 770.01 million euro in 2020. 


As a Credit controller, your mission is to plan, organise and control the Credit function in a well-structured, detailed and risk-controlled way. 
You support and maximize sales while maintaining the highest quality possible of credit analysis/financial analysis, credit risk exposure and accounts receivables outstanding. You optimise business relationships and awareness both internal as external.


As Regional Credit Controller, the focus and responsibility, lays within the dedicated region where you are teaming up with the Regional Credit Manager, who is the gatekeeper for the “front door” (credit-decision making), the “living room” (credit control”) and the “back door” (cash collection) of the credit department.

  • You safeguard the processes, methodologies, policies, and procedures of Credit Management within the region.
  • You are part of a dedicated team of credit controllers / credit analysts. 
  • You are the liaison between the Credit department and other departments within Barco, such as Sales, Services, Operations, Traffic...
  • You are, as part of the Credit team, the liaison between the Credit department and IT to support BPE’s for the upgrading/maintenance of existing local credit tools as well as the implementation of new local credit tools.


Your responsabilities:


Credit-Decision Making

  • Advisory role towards the business in determining payment terms & conditions;
  • Contribute to the determination of credit limits (credit assessment);
  • Monitoring of credit limits and regular control review of the established credit limits;
  • Advisory role towards the Credit Manager in (trade) financing: buyer credit, supplier credit, vendor financing, leasing, Letter of Credits, Bank Guarantees, SBLC’s,...
  • Maintaining and safeguarding Credit Policies & Procedures; 


Credit Control

  • Daily care of dispute management; 
  • Customer & Sales Desk contact to ensure correct billing
  • Daily analysis & release of blocked sales orders
  • Ownership role in driving actions to bring and keep the overdue receivables / DSO below target; 
  • Support and maximize sales, while maintaining the highest quality possible of credit risk exposure;


Debt Collection

  • Accounting: Daily assigning and clearing of incoming payments;
  • Responsible for the dunning process of external customers, including sending of reminders, registered letters etc.;
  • Ensure the timely collection of open accounts receivable;
  • Calculate monthly the provision for doubtful debtors
  • Supervision of actions and follow up to solve bad debts. Take the decision to assign bad debts cases towards collecting agency or legal;

Your profile:


  • You have a Master of Bachelor degree in Finance or Economics
  • You are a fluent communicator and you are able to convince your stakeholders
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch, and you have a good knowlegde of French
  • You have an analytical mind and you are a watchdog for procedures
  • SAP ERP/FSCM knowledge and experience of migration in an ERP implementation program is a plus.