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Credit Analyst/Controller

Deadline for applications: N/A

We’re looking to hire a Credit Analyst/Controller for our friendly team, based at our Brighton offices five minutes’ walk from the train station. In this job you’ll analyse and control credit activities for our UK, Europe & North America Higher Education and Language businesses to ensure minimal bad debts, losses and improved cash flow.

So why should I want the job?

It’s an opportunity to work for Study Group, the 2017 and 2018 Pathway Company of the Year*, We have a great track record of developing our staff, and we believe in empowering the people who work for us – so if you have ideas, we want to hear them! And you’ll be working in the thriving heart of a great city.

*Education Investor Awards 2017 / 2018

What will the job involve?

The Credit Analyst/ Controller position is accountable for:

Credit management, including:

  • Monitoring all creditor exposures across the region
  • Communicating with students, agents and sponsors to ensure debts are settled while maintaining our reputation and relationship appropriately
  • Maximising cash collections and improving cash flow by reducing DSO
  • Working with external collections agency for aged student debt and internal or external legal advisers for agent/sponsored debts
  • Producing reports showing progress and risks
  • Assisting with the documentation of current processes and procedures and being involved in a standardisation strategy
  • Advising centre staff and Admissions staff to ensure the management of debt is in line with policies

What skills will I need for the job?

  • Experience across credit & collections management and knowledge of credit related/consumer laws, civil codes and debt collection regulations (desirable)
  • Developed analytical skills, including good knowledge of Excel (essential)
  • Common sense approach to risk identification and mitigation (essential)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork and organisational skills (essential)
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills (essential)
  • If you have experience within a Shared Services environment and/or a global business, that’s great. But if you don’t, and you tick our other boxes, we’d still love to hear from you!

About Study Group

Study Group is one of the world’s largest international education and training organisations. Every year over 77,000 students from more than 170 countries choose to study with Study Group. We invest in international students’ futures and enhance their prospects by focusing on the way they learn as well as the qualifications they achieve.

Our ethos is best summed up by the phrase "Students First". The success and well-being of our students is at the heart of everything we do, and it's what drives us to excel.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

How to apply

Please apply with a CV to our online jobs board.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.