A fantastic opportunity has arisen at an exclusive global law firm who have extensive experience of advising financial institutions, governments and corporations. They are spread throughout the world and offer a second to none service to their clients. The position of credit controller has come about within this highly revered firm in their London based office.
Working as part of a small team, this role provides support to specific departments in collection of aged debts and assisting them in achieving monthly cash collection targets. This involves regular liaison with partners and fee earners, and contact with clients as and when required, maintaining accurate records at all times.
*Collection of aged debts - including producing, checking and approving all automatic letters issued.
*Liaising regularly with partners and fee earners regarding phone calls to their clients in respect of bills which remains outstanding, and making those calls as required.
*Attending regular meetings with partners to agree the appropriate strategy to collect aged and/or difficult debts, and ensuring all agreed action is taken.
*Dealing with clients via email, fax and telephone.
*Monitoring and completion of client to office transfers where appropriate.
*Ensuring all possible steps are taken to assist the relevant department in achieving their monthly cash collection targets.
*Maintaining relevant notes regarding debtors on in-house accounts system.
*Dealing with queries from partners, fee earners and secretaries.
*Providing general assistance to the Revenue Manager with ad hoc projects, as required.
?Desired Skills and Experience
*Previous experience of working in a credit control environment, and a good knowledge and understanding of credit control. Experience of working in a law firm (or similar) would be an advantage, but is not essential.
*Possesses the confidence to deal effectively with clients, partners and fee earners.
*Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
*Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy.
*Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
*Able to interact positively at all levels and a good team player.
*Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, while also being able to follow instructions and provide support to the Revenue Manager.
*Hardworking and enthusiastic approach to work; professional in outlook and attitude.
*Confident using MS Office, including Word and Excel.
*Knowledge of ARCS and the Elite accounts system would be an advantage.
*Flexible and prepared to work additional hours at month, quarter and year ends.
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