Role details

Credit Controller

Birmingham   •   £22,000 - £25,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Credit Controller
  • 12 Month FTC

About Our Client

To support the Group Credit Controller and the assigned practice group by working closely with partners, lawyers and the Finance team as an integral member of the Credit Control team.

To ensure prompt collection of the firm's unpaid bills ledger in accordance with the firm's credit policy.

Job Description

  • Following up unpaid bills with partners, and lawyers.
  • Dealing with partner, lawyer and client queries.
  • Ensuring queries raised by clients are dealt with promptly and efficiently.
  • Assisting with monthly and year end bad debt provisions.
  • Generating monthly debtor reports for partners and lawyers and statements to clients.
  • Referring debt problems to the Assistant Credit Manager / Credit Manager when necessary.
  • Assisting with assessing credit worthiness of new clients.
  • Liaison with clients, partners and lawyers regarding queries.
  • Build relationships with internal and external clients to keep on top of outstanding debt, resolve queries and problems.
  • Attending monthly credit control meetings.
  • Dealing with allocation of cash receipts and queries.
  • Meeting deadlines and monthly cash targets.
  • Proactive in reducing debtor days.
  • Sales ledger maintenance.
  • Provide cover for other groups as and when required.
  • Process write offs at month end.

The Successful Applicant

  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Organised and methodical
  • Ability to prioritise and to manage own workload to meet deadlines
  • Positive and proactive approach
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively and put plans into action
  • Good accounting knowledge up to and including balance sheet.
  • Good communication skills (written & oral)
  • Good reconciliation skills.

What's on Offer


12 Month FTC

£22,000 - £25,000

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