Credit Controller

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH223841_1534149749

You will provide a comprehensive and commercially focussed Credit Control service for the London & Bristol offices. You will work with employees at all levels in the London to office to proactively improve and maintain optimum debtor days and collect outstanding debt.
The Firm: A top London law firm with an outstanding reputation
Other responsibilities:

  • Meeting Regularly with matter partners to ensure that focus is maintained on timely debt collection in order to meet agreed targets.
  • Ensuring that debt collection notes are accurate and kept up-to-date and reporting to the Global Head of Credit Control
  • Providing commercial and legislative advice as appropriate.
  • Obtaining relevant feedback in order to advise on improvements to the processes of the team and actively promoting the finance function.
  • Adhering to agreed best practices, policies and processes whilst adapting to local requirements as necessary.
  • Provide and co-ordinate detailed input to the accurate valuation of Debt and Doubtful Debt on a periodic basis.
  • In line with the firms policies and procedures, co-ordinate write off thresholds through International Practice group heads and the IEC committee where appropriate.
  • Liaising with the cashiers team regarding the allocation of receipts, and with the billing and Ebilling teams regarding billing, credit notes and re-issued invoices.

Skills Needed:
Credit control experience, and a proven ability to advice on best practice
Sound understanding of VAT, SAR and money laundering regulations in relation to billing.
Experience in a legal or professional services environment beneficial.