Credit Controller - Chelmsford (14-month FTC, 3 days a week)

Recruiter
Career Legal
Location
Chelmsford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1158060591
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a growing international law firm specializing in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance, reinsurance and liability areas. They have offices spanning the globe and over 1000 employees, with headquarters in the City of London and several other offices in the UK.

This role holder will contribute to the effectiveness of the Finance team, by providing a comprehensive credit control service.

Responsibilities
  • Chasing debtors by telephone, email and letter
  • Reviewing bill receipts; resolving discrepancies
  • Producing statements
  • Interest calculations
  • Reviewing aged debt lists
  • Maintaining the credit control database
  • Maintaining cash collection targets
  • Arranging meetings with Partners to discuss aged debts
  • Checking and dispatching new invoices

Candidate Profile
  • Proven experience of working in a Credit Control function, with good knowledge of legal billing cycles
  • Knowledge of Solicitors Accounting Rules and VAT
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good level of IT skills, including Word and Excel. Ideally a working knowledge of Elite 3E or similar financial systems

Important Notice

It is Career Legal's policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent / temporary / fixed term contract vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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