Credit Control Manager

Recruiter
Morgan Spencer Recruitment Consultants
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Manager - Fees/Billing
uo to £35,000 (depending on experience)

Working in order to ensure the timely collection of outstanding fees on behalf of members of chambers, in conjunction with the CEO/Director of Clerking, Director of Operations and where necessary, members of the clerking team. To include, but not limited to:
  • Routine checking and despatching of fee notes and letters to solicitor and other clients with a view to the efficient billing and recovery of outstanding fees;
  • Providing weekly and/or monthly billing to clients when required;
  • Billing fee notes using Client E-Billing Systems;
  • Ensure barristers’ times are up to date;
  • Maintaining established fee collection protocol at all times;
  • Assisting in the delivery of outstanding debt targets set by Chambers’ CEO/Director of Clerking;
  • Discussing fee collection matters with clients as necessary, by telephone, email and letter (as appropriate);
  • Dealing with or referring to the appropriate person (clerk or CEO/Director of Clerking) any fee disputes or problem issues as may arise from time to time, particular those that may impact on client relationships;
  • Discussing various forms of contractual terms with clerks and processing documentation with solicitors. Ensure terms are in place;
  • Daily logging of cheques and allocation of payments on the MLC case management system in conjunction with the Administration Assistant;
  • Working with the Administration Assistant to ensure barrister cheques are taken to the bank as per agreed procedures;
  • Providing copy VAT receipts as and when required;
  • Providing bank details to clients as and when required;
  • Managing and maintaining Legal Aid and CFA payment recovery systems;
  • Providing Aged Debt updates to the barristers when requested.
Timesheet entry
  • The regular collection and processing of barristers’ worksheets onto the MLC system within established time guidelines;
  • Regular monitoring and updating of missing time/fee items onto the MLC system via MLC report
Other/general responsibilities

Marketing

Chambers seeks to promote itself actively with client and potential clients. These activities may take place outside of normal office hours. The post-holder may therefore be expected to provide support (e.g. greeting guests etc) on a small number of occasions during the year.

Cover for other duties

Recognising that this is a small team the post holder may be asked to cover for clerks in the event of holidays, sickness absence or pressure of work; the priorities to be agreed with the CEO/Director of Clerking in the first instance and if not available, the Director of Operations.

Any other tasks as reasonably required by the CEO/Director of Clerking and the Director of Operations.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES Morgan Spencer Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.

CONFIDENTIALITY: All applications are dealt with in strictest confidence and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998

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