Credit Manager

Finance and Accounting
Bristol (City Centre)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

CREDIT CONTROL MANAGER £28,000 - £32,000 + Benefits


Robert Half are currently recruiting for a Credit Control Manager to join a large law firm in Central Bristol offering up to £32,000. This role is perfect for someone at supervisory or team leader level looking for a step up into a managerial position. The ideal candidate will be keen to nurture a team, with an appreciation for working with partners and have experience of working in a professional services environment.

The Role

Reporting directly into the Financial Controller, you will be managing a team of 5 people and be responsible for credit control and cash collection across 7 different offices.

Key Duties:

  • Team management - including regular team meetings, co-ordinating and managing workloads, recruitment and disciplinary issues, annual performance reviews
  • Provide team members with training on the necessary systems and procedures
  • Assist in setting cash targets for business and support the business in achieving those targets
  • Review, update and analyse the debtor ledger on a daily basis, identifying trends and problems areas before using your skills, resources and judgement to maximise cash inflow.
  • Working alongside the lawyers to determine the most appropriate ways to resolve outstanding accounts and agree and monitor payment terms and plans
  • Advising on the need to pursue payment through legal action and, where agreed, refer the account to our debt recovery litigators.
  • Maintenance of the firm's bad debt reserves demonstrating an understanding of the associated accounting principles.
  • Production of debtor reports for distribution to partners, lawyers and the management team
  • Holding meetings with senior stakeholders to emphasise the importance of cash collection.

Your Profile

  • Previous experience of working in a professional services or legal environment
  • Previous experience of supervising or managing
  • Able to build relationships and appreciation for working with partners


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • £28,000 - £32,000
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare vouchers

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