Role details

Credit Controller

Birmingham   •   £23,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Credit Controller
  • Central Location

About Our Client

Enforce credit control procedures within the allotted portfolio. Review and analyse debt trends and manage debt days to an acceptable level. The role reports into the Credit Control Manager, within the central Finance team.

Job Description

  • Enforce consistent BDO credit control procedures
  • Review and analyse aged debt against defined metrics
  • Actively chase all overdue debt within the allotted portfolio and update Partners/Managers as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client notes following conversations with clients, using Peoplesoft Financials to record status
  • Involvement in agreeing debt collection targets
  • Actively engage, on a monthly basis, with managers and partners on debt status and prepare monthly summary reports
  • Identify problem debts that require escalation and liaise with Credit Control Manager as appropriate
  • Where necessary, engage and manage the process of debts that need to go legal
  • Ensure that bills raised are sent out to clients in a timely manner
  • Work with the accounts receivable team in respect of cash receipts and remittance details to aid effective and accurate allocation
  • Ensure debt provisions are accurate and appropriate and confirm position to Credit Control Manager
  • Build strong working relationships with client base, Partners, Managers and other Credit control team members
  • Ongoing liaison with other credit controllers across the Firm as required (including attending monthly conference calls)
  • Involvement in credit checks on existing / new clients as appropriate before new work taken on
  • Ensure that credit notes are processed correctly, monitoring reasons for credit notes being raised
  • Provide client base with monthly statements of account as appropriate
  • Prepare manual word template statements when required
  • Inform system administrators of any changes in standing data of clients, ensuring client acceptance procedures are followed where relevant
  • Produce copy bills or summary backup if required for clients
  • Identify and drive process improvements as appropriate
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required

The Successful Applicant

  • ICM qualification desirable
  • Ability to consider external market factors and assess potential impact on Firm clients
  • PeopleSoft Financials desirable but not critical
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, e.g. articulate when communicating to partners and clients, and able to present on debt related matters to the function and wider business

What's on Offer

Credit Controller

Permanent/Full Time

£23,000 - £25,000

Birmingham City Centre

Fantastic Opportunity

Competitive Benefits

Flexible Working Hours

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