Credit Controller

Alexander Mae (Bristol) Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

Our client is a full service law firm, with their head office in Bristol. Their expertise and client commitment sets them apart.

The Job:

We are delighted to be assisting our client with their requirement for a Credit Controller on a 6-9 month contract. This role is based in central Bristol and reports into the Credit Manager.

Key tasks within this role will include:

  • Using internal systems with regards to the collection of unpaid debts
  • Sending reminder letters to debtors, and following up with defaulters by way of telephone calls, and other written correspondence
  • Arranging instalment payment terms with clients, and monitoring promised payments to ensure clients adhere to agreements
  • Monitoring monies held on client account, and arranging transfers to settle invoices where advised by fee earners
  • Regular reporting to the Credit Manager in respect of unpaid invoices
  • Meeting Partners and fee earners regularly to discuss overdue debts and problem accounts
  • Supporting Cashiers team during busy periods in setting up new clients on core systems
  • Recommending debt recovery action to Credit Manager, Partners and fee earners where standard collection procedures are unsuccessful
  • Assisting Credit Manager in monthly preparation of bad debt provision

The Person:

For this role, our client is seeking someone who has:

  • Preferably two years' credit control experience in a professional firm
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner, including excellent telephone skills and negotiation skills
  • Focused and motivated with the ability to use own initiative and to work as part of a team
  • IT skills including experience in using Microsoft software, with a good working knowledge of Excel

The Benefits:

25 days holiday plus UK bank holidays. Life Assurance. Private Medical Insurance. PHI scheme. Discounted conveyancing. Travel loans/discounts. Cycle-to-work scheme. Childcare vouchers. Exclusive staff discount.

The Hours:

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, 35 hours per week

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:

£20,000 (pro-rata as 6 – 9 month contract)