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Credit Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Nicholls

  • Job ref:

    CC - JN_1633529486

  • Published:

    14 days ago

Join a well-established law firm that provides legal services throughout the UK. Main clients include charities, housing associations and regulators. You will be joining a group of specialists in Commercial/Corporate, Civil Litigation, Housing, Employment, Real Estate and Projects and Property Development.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities as Credit Controller:

The Credit Controller assists the department with all aspects of debt collection, including maintaining an effective and professional credit control system for the firm. This is not an exhaustive list and from time to time it may be necessary to vary these to meet the department and business needs.

  • Collection of outstanding debt by telephone and email
  • Managing the collection of debts and their status
  • Preparing weekly and monthly analysis of debtors for internal management purposes
  • Liaising with Partners and other fee earners with regard to queries from clients on unpaid bills
  • Keeping the Operations Manager fully informed of issues, and providing suggestions and solutions to deal with them
  • Sending out monthly statements to clients and assisting with mail merges for the purpose of sending monthly statements
  • Assisting with projects and reports as and when needed
  • Maintaining an up to date and accurate record of query statuses
  • Maintaining an organised and accurate filing system

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 A-C grades at GCSE or equivalent including grade B in English Language, Literature & Maths
  • At least 12 months experience of working as a Credit Controller within a law firm
  • A high attention to detail to produce work/documentation which is consistently of a high standard
  • Proactive in alerting management to issues at an early stage
  • Good computer skills (competent in Excel and Word)
  • Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload, to have a flexible approach to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Willingness to excel within an accounts environment and keen to learn

Salary:

£23,000 - £26,000

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