Part-Time Debt Recovery Assistant

Recruiter
May & Stephens
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Part-Time Debt Recovery Assistant
London
£40 - 45,000 FTE

Our client, a highly successful law firm with an international client base, is seeking a Part-Time Debt Recovery Assistant to join their Risk & Compliance team on a part-time basis.
This role is for 15-18 hours a week, flexible over 3-5 working days.

Duties of the Debt Recovery Assistant will include:

· Running a streamline and efficient debt collection service, providing litigation support as part of the revenue control process
· Reviewing files before action is taken, agreeing a strategy with the Finance Partner
· Initiating legal proceedings where required
· Ensuring that fee earnings are kept fully appraised of all proceedings relating to their clients or files
· Negotiating and monitoring payments by instalments
· Liaising between clients, fee earners and the risk management team
· Speaking to revenue controllers regarding invoices and disbursements

Debt Recovery Assistant - What we're looking for:

· A good understanding of court debt recovery processes
· Specialist knowledge of in-house debt collection for professional practices
· Good academics - ideally a 2:1 or above at degree level
· Knowledge of professional negligence and insolvency, as well as international debt collection, would be preferred but is not essential
· Familiarity with relevant legislation including Solicitors' Accounts Rules
· Proven experience of direct client care

Debt Recovery Assistant - What's in it for you?

· Exceptional training and opportunities for career development
· Competitive salary and a comprehensive range of benefits, with a real focus on staff wellbeing
May & Stephens acts as an "employment agency" in relation to this vacancy EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES May & Stephens Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, or disability.