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Credit Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Finance jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sumaya Ahmed

  • Contact email:

    Sumaya.Ahmed@ambition.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH239845_1579611300

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-20

  • Client:

    Ambition

Ambition is currently working with an International Top 30 Law Firm who are recruiting for a proactive Credit Controller to join their Finance department. The Credit Controller will be responsible for chasing clients to ensure all bills are paid in a timely manner, with a focus on reducing Lockup. You will be involved in WIP, Billing and Debt Management. This leading law firm is heavily invested in supporting their employees with a flexible benefits package including private healthcare, subsidised gym memberships, lifestyle discount scheme and an on-site cafe.

As the Credit Controller some of your responsibilities include:

  • To undertake regular reviews of Debt balances
  • To assist with regular reviews of WIP balances
  • To operate the Firm's credit control system, phone and chase clients, send bill reminder letters and statements to clients
  • To advise fee earners on progress in chasing outstanding debts and to co-ordinate with them regarding action to be taken to recover overdue debts
  • To distribute a summary of overdue debts together with credit controller's commentaries to the Head of Finance and European Credit Committee
  • To establish strong working relationships with all Matter Supervisors and Billing Executives, through regular monthly review meetings, to ensure that focus is maintained on timely billing and debt collection
  • Responsible for dealing efficiently and effectively with queries as they arise
  • Will be required to assist the billing team at peak billing times
  • May be required to assist the European Financial Controller with ad-hoc tasks

To be successful in this Credit Controller position, some of the requirements include:

  • Experience working in a professional services environment, ideally within a law firm setting
  • Confident in liaising with Partners and fee earners
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • Attention to detail and results orientated
  • IT literate and good time management skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Self-motivated and a team player

If you are interested in working within a corporate environment as a Credit Controller then please apply with your updated CV