Credit Control Assistant

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
REF: BBBH238540_1574441862

A specialist law firm is looking for a Credit Control Assistant to work alongside the Credit Control Supervisor within the finance department. You will ideally have had experience in credit control in a professional environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the outstanding sales balances falling due and ensuring payment of outstanding invoices by appropriate use of e-mail, letter and telephone contact with our clients
  • Sending out of statements of accounts to our clients
  • Recording all communications made with clients
  • Sending out copy invoices to clients
  • Liaising internally with fee earners and the Electronic Invoicing Systems Administrator to progress any problems regarding invoice delivery and/or payment
  • Daily banking of cheques (when received) and manage the Barclaycard merchant services account
  • Posting receipts on to our IPT system and allocating the payments to outstanding invoices.
  • General sales ledger administration to ensure our client records are kept up to date.
  • Maintain the Sterling, US$ and Euro cashbooks
  • On-boarding new clients to include financial risk assessment, AML, terms of business and client engagement letters
  • Regularly meet and discuss with the Credit Control Supervisor and Financial Controller the position on new clients, debtors, cash collections against targets and any related issues

Key requirements:

  • IT literate - must be comfortable working with new IT systems
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in a similar role in a professional services firm
  • Diligent, attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure
  • Team Player
  • Flexible