Legal Credit Controller

£25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
04 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021
Gemma Taylor
Job Title
Legal Finance
Practice Area
Financial Services
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Credit Controller to join a well-respected law firm based in the heart of Manchester City Centre.  As a legal credit controller, you will be required to have previous credit control experience, ideally from a law firm. Previous MS Office experience, specifically Excel and Word, is required. Experience of Elite 3e practice management system would be advantageous.

The firm offers a competitive salary banding and excellent benefits package.

Duties include:
  • Proactive chasing of clients, by telephone, email and letter, to ensure the prompt recovery of outstanding debt
  • Arranging and attending monthly credit control meetings with assigned partners, including review of AR lock-up and outstanding debt, agreeing chase actions and next steps inline with agreed AR monthly targets
  • Maintaining accurate and comprehensive records in relation to 3E Collections processes to deliver complete chase history for collection items as applicable
  • Proactively and promptly dealing with and resolving client queries or questions as they arise
  • Assisting with the administration of the credit control inbox, including answering queries, providing reports and information as relating to client requests
  • Attending monthly Credit Control Team meeting to review prior month's AR performance, plus providing feedback and input to potential system or process enhancements
  • Providing assistance in relation to quarterly debt provisioning process, including review, follow-up and update
  • Proactively and promptly escalating issues or queries to Credit Control Manager and agreeing next steps
  • Developing and enhancing client relationships with key strategic clients, to include monthly client calls in order to review debt and resolve queries
  • Providing assistance and support to Credit Control Manager and Credit Control Team in relation to ad-hoc tasks as and when required
  • Completing debt write-offs (when necessary), obtaining partner/management authorisation and updating documentation
  • Timely production and dispatch of departmental and client reports as required
  • Attending monthly practice area AR review meetings and delivering updates and feedback as applicable
  • Liaising and assisting business support colleagues in relation to queries and various requests
For more information, please apply now or contact Gemma Taylor at G2 Legal.