Credit Controller

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH223855_1531307566

You will work as part of the Credit Control Team, alongside the Billing and Cashiering teams, to help provide a highly effective and efficient Credit Control to the Firm. You will liaise with fee earners to reduce debtor days and report to the assistant credit control manager
The Firm: A leading law firm with a fantastic reputation and excellent London offices.
Key responsibilities:

  • Review aged debt lists regularly to identify bills that can be chased and ensuring that the debtors are contacted
  • Ensuring the credit control database is updated regularly and maintained with current activity summary
  • Attaining and maintaining cash collection targets
  • Producing and ensuring the prompt, accurate delivery of statements and reminder letters to debtors
  • Monitoring the status of large unpaid bills before they become overdue to assist the Firms cash flow
  • Forwarding statements and copy bills to Lawyers and Client Partners as required
  • To resolve collection issues, updating the accounts system (billing details etc.) and liaising with other accounts processing teams
  • Responding to information requests promptly, referring any complex queries to the Assistant Credit Control Manager
  • To check and dispatch new invoices promptly
  • To work closely with the Billing Team and Revenue Team to ensure the prompt and accurate delivery of bills

Skills Needed:

  • Experience of Credit Control, Ideally in a legal or professional services environment
  • Good level of IT skills, including Word and Excel.
  • Ideally a working knowledge of Elite 3E or similar financial systems