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Credit Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Contact email:

    ashleigh@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    ATB_092_1555580426

  • Published:

    8 months ago

I am working with a leading legal firm based in the City of London who are seeking an experienced Credit Controller to join their Finance team, reporting directly into the Head of Revenue. The successful candidate will be hard working and dedicated with previous experience within law.

Key responsibilities & Duties:

  • Chase debts - via a combination of client visits, phone, email, statements & reminder letters/emails,
  • Send monthly debtor statements to all key Clients
  • Undertake regular visits to major Clients to review outstanding balances and operational issues
  • Attend regular Practice team meetings to update barristers on Debt situation and problem Clients
  • Regular reviews of Aged Debt reports with the relevant Clerks for Practice teams
  • Review actions with the Billers and Clerks to ensure all information for chasing debts is accurate and up to date
  • Check with Clerks and Barristers on proposed LBAs and agree chasing plan
  • Set up charge rates and billing parameters e.g. dates etc. for auto billing
  • Check funding arrangements/payment terms/Vat/Debtor details/required references
  • Update & process any amendments on system either as individual or cumulative Fee note/bill
  • Produce & send approved fee notes/bills for each stage or required option e.g. complex cases & POAs
  • Provide any additional information to assist the Client e.g. cumulative/statement position as well as any individual or stage Fee note/bill
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Key Requirements

  • Degree Educated (2:1 or above)
  • Knowledge or experience within a legal practice is essential
  • 2 years minimum Credit Control experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be a team player

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