Credit Controller - Legal - Elite 3E - Desirable Benefits

Career Legal Ltd
London (Greater)
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic and aspirational Credit Controller with Elite 3E experience to join a close knit team at a well established law firm.

Specialising in employment and immigration law, this relatively small firm pushes well above its weight, with an impact that rivals surrounding national powerhouses.

If you are looking to work at a firm that works on exiting and well publicised cases, whilst maintaining a close, team-centric feel, this is the firm for you. Plus there is a desirable benefits package.


  • Meeting & liaising with Partners from 2 divisions on a timely basis to agree strategy to maximise debt collection and escalating to CFO where required;

  • Reporting on progress of collection of > 90 day debt to Finance Committee Group on fortnightly basis;

  • Supporting the FOM on determination of Monthly debt collection targets;

  • Proactive chasing of slow paying external clients;

  • Proactive contact with clients by telephone, email and via automated letters and statements from software regarding all credit control issues;

  • Keeping full account of every action taken to collect debts on the firm’s practice management system;

  • Dealing with complex credit control related queries (including credit note issues) from internal and external clients;

  • Overseeing use of collection workflow and recommending improvements and enhancements;

Experience Required:

  • Elite 3E experience

  • Excellent organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met;

  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels from senior partners to junior staff;

  • Strong technical knowledge of VAT issues applicable to billing of legal services and 3rd party costs;

  • proactive approach and readiness to recommend and implement process improvements;

  • Experience of billing function and/or AP/cashiers function in a professional services firm is desirable but not essential.

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