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Credit Controller

Legal Finance
South East, London
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Salary Description:
£28, 000 to £32, 000
Career Legal
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We are looking for a qualified financial accountant with experience in professional services to join a world-renowned law firm.

Our client is an award-winning international law firm with offices in Europe, US and Asia. Their world-wide headcount stands at 700 staff. The firm’s client base is a mixture of corporate clients and high net worth individuals and families.


  • Good communicator with high levels of interpersonal skills
  • A good telephone manner when talking to clients, both internally and externally
  • Organised and accurate with good attention to detail
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure when working in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrable team player, with flexible attitude and approach to work and work colleagues
  • Sympathetic and understanding of clients yet with gravitas to agree terms with clients
  • Computer literate, being competent with Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Results orientated and proactive approach to tasks
  • Ability to use your initiative to pick up unfamiliar work quickly and be proactive in anticipating the needs of the team 

Candidate Profile 

  • To undertake regular reviews of Debt balances
  • To assist with regular reviews of WIP balances
  • 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
  • To operate the Firm’s credit control system (CreditForce), 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 seriously overdue debts
  • To distribute a summary of overdue debts together with credit controller’s commentaries to the Head of Finance and European Credit Committee
  • Responsible for dealing efficiently and effectively with queries as they arise
  • Will be required to assist the billing team at peak billing times


Important Notice

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

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