Credit Controller ( USD 500 -700 )

Posted on: 23 Mar 2015


•Assist in the setting up of the credit control system
•Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
•Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Firm
•Chase over due invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
•Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
•Regular meetings with Fee Earners to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
•Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
•Handle disputed bills and negotiates bring payment within the agreed terms
•Provide accurate advice on billing queries
•Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries
•Prepare files for transfer to the Debt Recovery Dept
•Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested
•Post payments to accounts and allocate as required
•Undertake account reconciliations as required
•Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
•Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
•Develop the credit management capability within the practice
•Provide cover for other accounting functions as requested
•Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence


•Able to demonstrate experience of working in a credit control dept in a busy legal practice
•Familiar with accounts procedures, client ledgers, disbursements and office accounts
•Experience of legal practice management systems is desirable
•Ability to manage & priorities an extensive caseload
•Excellent communication skills at all levels
•Good keyboard skills and competence of Word, Excel and Outlook are required
•High standard of numeracy, accuracy with attention to detail
•A team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn
•Outgoing and confident personality who is able to operate at all levels
•A self-starter who is pro-active and can set and achieve goals
•Good standard of education
•Strong organizational & time management skills
•Ability to recognize potential risks to the Firm that should be escalated

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