Legal Credit Controller

Job Description

Legal Credit Controller

Herne Bay, Kent

Part time (3 Days per week), in the office

Circa £21,000 pro rata

Canterbury, Kent

A well-established, multi branch law firm are currently looking to recruit a Credit Controller to join the finance team, working alongside the Debt Recovery Manager to provide an efficient financial service to…

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Legal Credit Controller

Herne Bay, Kent

Part time (3 Days per week), in the office

Circa £21,000 pro rata

Canterbury, Kent

A well-established, multi branch law firm are currently looking to recruit a Credit Controller to join the finance team, working alongside the Debt Recovery Manager to provide an efficient financial service to internal fee earners and clients alike.

You will be responsible for the efficient collection of outstanding monies from clients and assisting the Accounts team as required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaise with fee earners on overdue bills, completing agreed actions and ensuring that accurate records are kept
  • Send statements to clients and, if requested, summary of costs breakdown
  • Send out reminder letters and seven day letters to clients; passing to Debt Recovery Manager for recovery where necessary
  • Log cheques on arrival and notify relevant fee earners accordingly
  • Process credit card payments and notify fee earner and Accounts team accordingly
  • Client to office and client to client transfers
  • Assist with calculating and administering instalment payments made by standing order
  • Update the Debtors List and report to the Debt Recovery Manager on a regular basis
  • In the absence of the Debt Recovery Manager, deal with the bills aged report

The ideal candidate:

  • Credit Control experience within a law firm is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of The Solicitor’s Accounting Rules (SAR) highly desirable
  • Experience in both office and client accounts, ledgers and debt recovery
  • Experience in using practice management systems
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Organised and accurate, with the ability to deal with a high volume of work autonomously

Job Description

Legal Credit Controller

Herne Bay, Kent

Part time (3 Days per week), in the office

Circa £21,000 pro rata

Canterbury, Kent

A well-established, multi branch law firm are currently looking to recruit a Credit Controller to join the finance team, working alongside the Debt Recovery Manager to provide an efficient financial service to internal fee earners and clients alike.

You will be responsible for the efficient collection of outstanding monies from clients and assisting the Accounts team as required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaise with fee earners on overdue bills, completing agreed actions and ensuring that accurate records are kept
  • Send statements to clients and, if requested, summary of costs breakdown
  • Send out reminder letters and seven day letters to clients; passing to Debt Recovery Manager for recovery where necessary
  • Log cheques on arrival and notify relevant fee earners accordingly
  • Process credit card payments and notify fee earner and Accounts team accordingly
  • Client to office and client to client transfers
  • Assist with calculating and administering instalment payments made by standing order
  • Update the Debtors List and report to the Debt Recovery Manager on a regular basis
  • In the absence of the Debt Recovery Manager, deal with the bills aged report

The ideal candidate:

  • Credit Control experience within a law firm is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of The Solicitor’s Accounting Rules (SAR) highly desirable
  • Experience in both office and client accounts, ledgers and debt recovery
  • Experience in using practice management systems
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Organised and accurate, with the ability to deal with a high volume of work autonomously

Job Summary

Location: Herne Bay
Salary: £21000 - £21000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Part Time
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 6th May 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Herne Bay
Salary: £21000 - £21000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Part Time
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
6th May 2021

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