Credit Controller

Location: Birmingham
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
REF: BBBH251588_1632498720


Ambition is currently working with a leading International Law Firm, who are recruiting for a proactive Credit Controller to join their Finance department in the centre of Birmingham. 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. The firm build long and lasting relationships with their clients and are experts in their field.

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.

  • Aid 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:

  • 3-5 years of 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

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Experience of MS Office, specifically Excel and Word

If you fit the Credit Controller description above and want to take your next career move, please apply here.

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