Credit Controller

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000 per annum
REF: BBBH223837_1534149700

You will support the Head of revenue control to enable a prompt and accurate service to meet the operational requirements of the barristers. You will work as part of a team that has responsibility of credit control from start to finish, liaising with other practice teams and individual barristers to manage WIP and debtor days.
This role contains elements of management reporting, as you will produce monthly debtors reports, review the accuracy of data used for credit control, and identify options to improve workflows and efficiency
The Firm: A legal chambers with a fantastic reputation in the legal world
Key responsibilities:

  • Chase debts - via a combination of client visits, phone, email, statements & reminder letters/emails,
  • Send monthly debtor statements to all key Clients
  • Undertake regular visits to major Clients to review outstanding balances and operational issues
  • Review Debtor lists via One to One reviews with Barristers and agree actions
  • Attend regular Practice team meetings to update barristers on Debt situation and problem Clients
  • Regular reviews of Aged Debt reports with the relevant Clerks for Practice teams
  • Review actions with the Billers and Clerks to ensure all information for chasing debts is accurate and up to date
  • Check with Clerks and Barristers on proposed LBAs and agree chasing plan
  • Set up charge rates and billing parameters e.g. dates etc. for auto billing
  • Set up Debtor details and produce initial draft Fee Notes/Bills for review by barrister
  • Check funding arrangements/payment terms/Vat/Debtor details/required references
  • Agree final version of fee note/bill with barrister & get sign off
  • Update & process any amendments on system either as individual or cumulative Fee note/bill
  • Produce & send approved fee notes/bills for each stage or required option e.g. complex cases & POAs
  • Provide any additional information to assist the Client e.g. cumulative/statement position as well as any individual or stage Fee note/bill

Skills Needed:
Legal credit control experience essential.
Experienced with practice management systems