Credit Controller x 2

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Bristol
Salary
30000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000/annum GBP30k per annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Controller x 2
Permanent / Full Time + Temporary / Full Time
Bristol
GBP30k per annum
ST5639

Our client, an internationally recognised corporate and insurance Law firm, is currently recruiting for two credit controllers to join their Bristol offices. One vacancy is on a permanent basis, whilst the other is on a temporary basis.

You will work closely with the Credit Control Team Leader to deliver a results focused collection service, provide routine and ad-hoc credit control solutions, develop the existing systems and contribute to the strategic direction of the credit control & wider Finance team.

Responsibilities:

• Identify and develop key client contacts necessary to secure recovery
• Undertake pro-active regular reviews and follow up chasing of
outstanding debts
• Produce debtor analysis for key clients and partners and ensure
compliance with clients specific protocols / SLA's
• Liaise with Partners / client leads and advise of any issues, developing
strategies to resolve
• where appropriate
• Support lawyers with reconciliations and other ad hoc debtor analysis
• Identify any problem debts and ensure compliance with escalation
policy
• Meet monthly team and individual cash collection & aging targets
• Adherence to internal credit control procedures (including use of ARCS
credit control software), escalation policy and best practice
• Analyse market breakdown and calculate correct proportions due by
insurer
• Implementation of standard market collections strategy across
insurance groups for collection of fees
• Contribute to internal review of policies and know-how for capturing
market information from file inception through to recovery
• Undertake any ad-hoc responsibilities as required from time to time

Knowledge, skills and experience

• minimum 2 years' Credit Control experience in the legal sector
• hands on experience of varied commercial and insurance collections
• achievement of results driven performance
• confident manner with the interpersonal skills and personal impact to
command the respect of lawyers and clients
• enthusiastic, positive & flexible approach to new challenges
• ability to work as part of a team
• pro-active planning and organisation skills
• ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative
• highly PC literate with strong systems skills
• excellent written and verbal communication skills
• an ability to actively engage and build relationships with key
stakeholders across the business, influence key business initiatives
through strong verbal communication skills and a pro-active approach
to ensuring the needs of the business are met
• strong commercial awareness and readiness to challenge
• a strong track record of development and delivery of client service
excellence in the context of financial commercial support in a service-
sector business
• excellent attention to detail and accuracy balanced by ability to see big
picture
• excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
• strong IT skills and excellent working knowledge of Aderant and ARCS
(or similar),
• team player attributes with an enthusiastic and flexible approach and a
'can do' attitude