Credit Controller

Location: City of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
REF: BBBH250116_1627328222

Ambition is currently working with a leading International Law Firm who are recruiting for a proactive Credit Controller to join their Finance department in Manchester. As a Credit Controller, you will be part of a close knit Credit Control team, who are responsible for collection of outstanding debt, supporting partners in management of cash collections and assist with the firm's management of lock-up.

As the Credit Controller some of your responsibilities include:

  • Daily Credit Control responsibilities, including proactive chasing of clients, by telephone, email and letter, to ensure the prompt recovery of outstanding debt.
  • Arranging and attending monthly credit control meetings with assigned partners, including review of AR lock-up and outstanding debt, agreeing chase actions and next steps in line with agreed AR monthly targets.
  • Promptly resolve client queries or questions as they arise.
  • Assisting with the administration of the credit control inbox, including answering queries, providing reports and information as relating to client requests.
  • Attending monthly Credit Control Team meeting to review prior month's AR performance, plus provide feedback and input to potential system or process enhancements.
  • Provide assistance in relation to quarterly debt provisioning process, including review, follow-up and update.
  • Develop and enhance client relationships with key strategic clients to include monthly client calls in order to review debt and resolve queries.
  • Complete debt write-offs, when necessary.
  • Timely production and dispatch of departmental and client reports as required.
  • Attend monthly practice area AR review meetings and deliver updates and feedback as applicable.
  • Provide assistance and support to Credit Control Manager and Credit Control team in relation to ad-hoc tasks as and when required.
  • Liaising and assisting business support colleagues in relation to queries and various requests.

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

  • Credit Control experience within a law firm setting or professional services
  • 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 collaborative environment as a Credit Controller then please apply with your updated CV.