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Mulhouse Cedex 1, FR

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Credit Controller

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a Credit Controller to join our dynamic team. As a Credit Controller you will be working predominantly with our clients in West Africa and therefore the successful candidates should be fluent in French and in English languages. Due to our team locations, you will be based either in France or Senegal.


What will you be doing


In this position, your work will include both Credit Management and collection tasks.


As Credit Controller, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Responsible for collection activities of all due and over-due invoices
  • Chasing debt by telephone, email, and letter
  • Accountable for the timely collection of accounts across the designated customer base
  • Monitor customer payment behaviour and escalate any queries accordingly
  • Allocate payments in accordance with customer remittances
  • Ensure a valid customer credit limit is set, monitored, and controlled effectively
  • Support the sales unit with credit management related issues and the processing of quotations, orders, credit notes, return orders and invoicing
  • Liaise with sales and internal stakeholders to resolve outstanding disputes and non-payment of invoices
  • Supply the relevant reporting needs of the various stakeholders both at month end and ad hoc
  • Work to strict monthly and annual collection targets


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


  • Background within a credit control environment
  • Fluency in French and in English is essential
  • Financial knowledge
  • Personable and confident manner with the ability to build and promote strong working relationships.
  • High attention to detail and a methodical approach.
  • Effective communicator
  • IT literate with knowledge of MS Office
  • Exposure to SAP would be advantageous



Why you and us


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline December 2nd, through submitting your application through our carreers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Please apply by 2nd December at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on