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Credit Controller / Credit Control

Whiteley, Merseyside, United Kingdom, £21,000 - £22,000 , Permanent

Posted: 10 hours ago


The Rec Pool Group are actively recruiting for a Credit Controller on a 12 month fixed term contract, on behalf of our client, a leading and award winning national Legal firm, working out of either their Liverpool office however they do allow for flexible working arrangements i.e. split between office and home based.

The role:

To manage and minimise aged debt, across our Claims and LTA ledgers, whilst striving to achieve monthly cash collection targets. Key focus being on debt 90 days or over.
Working within a medium sized team, but being able to prioritise own portfolio of work throughout the month as well as adopting a collaborative approach with various teams across the business such as Legal Ops.
It is essential that the successful candidate will have wide ranging current experience of dealing with major complex clients; this is an essential requirement of the position. Must have a good understanding of apportioned bills and be able to reconcile any discrepancies. The role will involve working as part of the Credit Control Team either on Commercial or Insurance accounts and closely with the Billing Team, ensuring both teams work as part of a tight knit unit on an ongoing basis.
You will be required to gain knowledge of all billing requirements and key contacts for your portfolio of accounts, to ensure prompt payment and share the knowledge with your designated team colleagues - chasing debt will be a joint effort.
Key to the role is prioritising your work throughout the month to most effectively hit debt reduction targets.

Looking for better ways to work with the client to speed up the payment process of our bills.
Acting as a main point of contact for all Credit Control queries on your portfolio of clients
Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
Send out monthly client statements/letters
Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
Provide accurate advice on billing queries and taking appropriate action
Undertake account reconciliations as required
Work confidently on own initiative and solve problems arising within department, reporting to Credit Manager as necessary
Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity using the Accounts Receivable Collections System ( ARCS ).
Meet monthly cash targets
Meet monthly aged debt reduction targets
Distribute monthly reports to fee earners, keeping them informed of aged debt.
Understanding of SAR rules on moving client account monies to clear Bills.
Regular meetings with Fee Earners to ensure all debts are managed and kept to an absolute minimum
Maintain confidence of fee earners and Partners through positive results
There may be a requirement to visit other offices
Participate in all Team Rota jobs
Skills required:

Strong experience within a Credit Control position previously
Experience of face to face exposure to internal Managers
Familiarity with 3E accounting system
Familiarity with ARCS system
Flexible approach to working practices
Willingness and ability to work overtime to meet deadlines

Salary up to £22k
12 month FTC
Extensive company benefits
Flexible working arrangements welcomed
Company pension
28 days holiday
Flexi-benefits scheme
Strong career and development opportunities

Job Details

Whiteley, Merseyside, United Kingdom
£21,000 - £22,000