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Credit Controller

Welwyn Garden City, Bristol City, United Kingdom, Contract

Posted: 1hour ago


We are currently recruiting for a Credit Controller to join either our Bristol or Birmingham team, we are open on location and initially will be working remotely. The ideal candidate will have a finance degree or previous finance experience and looking for a stimulating environment to progress and development in.

The team they will join is made up of 15 Credit Controllers within the team who report to a Credit Control Supervisor and Credit Control Manager with plenty of opportunities for development and progression.

Working hours: 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday , core office hours 9.00-5.00

Our finance team provides support to the firm in management accounting, billing, credit control, purchase and payments management and budgeting as well as providing financial compliance input to support the firm's strategic decision-making processes. The finance team plays a vital role in managing risk and financial performance for the firm.

Main Responsibilities

* Frequent liaison with other teams within the Finance department

* Seek collections which ensure cash collection targets are met;

* Managing often complex account reconciliations;

* Handle confidential information in line with the firms' data security protocols;

* Monthly meetings with management

* Follow the firms' collection procedure

* Understand & manage the clients and Partners requirements;

* Confident in own ability and able to look for a resolution prior to escalating;

* Collating missing data relevant to the payment of our bills - including cleansing existing data;

* Liaising with accounts to provide and receive information to ensure data accuracy

* Take responsibility for monthly management information, provided both internally and externally;

* Regular contact with the Sales Ledger Department to ensure cash allocations are found promptly and accurately;

* Handle confidential information in line with the firm's data security protocols.

* Regular contact with Partners, Clients and Fee-Earners regarding their debt;

* High volume phone calls & emails (internal & external) chasing the firm's debt;

* Use Innovations software to manage your ledger, logging notes, queries and diary entries;

The ideal candidate:

* Previous experience with Microsoft Excel

* Excellent developed communication skills;

* Ability to manage high work-loads;

* A team player but able to use own initiative;

* IT literate with ability to pick up new systems quickly;

* Flexible with a positive 'can do' attitude;

* Good level of numeracy;

* Good level of spelling and grammar.

* A tenacious personality able to handle sometimes difficult phone calls and meetings

* Lateral thinker with the ability to generate creative solutions to complex problems

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Welwyn Garden City, Bristol City, United Kingdom