Credit Controller

Job Title: Credit Controller
Job Type: Full-time, permanent
Location: London or Colchester
Salary: £23,000 - £26,000
Start Date: ASAP
Industry: Legal

My client is a leading law firm, now actively seeking a Credit Controller to join them on a full-time, permanent basis. They have been operating for more than 150 years with offices in London, Leeds, and Colchester.

This role is a mix of hybrid working and the successful applicant would be required to attend their London or Colchester office 1 day a week.

The Credit Controller assists the department with all aspects of debt collection, including
maintaining an effective and professional credit control system for the firm.
Candidates would be expected to have at least 12 months experience working as a Credit Controller within a law firm of professional services setting.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

This is not an exhaustive list and from time to time it may be necessary to vary these to meet the department and business needs.

*Collection of outstanding debt by telephone and email;
*Managing the collection of debts and their status;
*Preparing weekly and monthly analysis of debtors for internal management purposes;
*Liaising with Partners and other fee earners with regard to queries from clients on
*unpaid bills;
*Keeping the Operations Manager fully informed of issues, and providing suggestions
*and solutions to deal with them;
*Sending out monthly statements to clients and assisting with mail merges for the
*purpose of sending monthly statements;
*Assisting with projects and reports as and when needed;
*Maintaining an up to date and accurate record of query statuses;
*Maintaining an organised and accurate filing system.

Skills and Experience Required:

*At least 12 months experience of working as a Credit Controller within a law firm or professional services environment;
*A high attention to detail to produce work/documentation which is consistently of a
*high standard;
*Good computer skills (competent in Excel and Word);
*Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload, to have a flexible
*approach to ensure all deadlines are met;
*Must be able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal;

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.