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Credit Controller - Legal

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jonny Thoroughgood

  • Job ref:

    JT_CC_1539677527

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

KennedyPearce are exclusively recruiting for a Credit Controller to join a leading business in the legal field.

Do you have experience within the legal services sector and looking for a new role within a leading business to further your skills and open new opportunities for the future?

This role will be joining the Revenue Controller Team. You will support the Head of revenue control to enable prompt and accurate service to meet the operational requirements of barristers. You will work as part of a team that has responsibility of billing and credit control from start to finish, liaising with other practice teams and individuals to manage WIP and debtor days.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Review Debtor lists/WIP via One to One review with Barristers and agree actions
  • 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
  • Set up charge rates and billing parameters e.g. dates etc. for auto billing
  • Set up Debtor details and produce initial draft Fee Notes/Bills for review by barrister
  • Check funding arrangements/payment terms/Vat/Debtor details/required references
  • Agree final version of fee note/bill with barrister & get sign off
  • 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

Person Specification:

  • Legal credit control experience would be advantageous
  • Good systems knowledge, especially Case management systems
  • Good understanding of the business processes involved
  • Proactive and willing to take initiative
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Professional attitude with good client relationship building skills
  • Attention to detail

Benefits:

  • Salary circa £35K depending on experience
  • 25 days Holiday
  • Pension and other benefits

Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm

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