Senior Credit Controller

Guildford, Surrey

Senior Credit Controller

  1. Permanent
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
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Guildford, Surrey

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Senior Credit Controller - Guildford (on-site) - Salary to £40,000 plus some great benefits

We are pleased to be working with a modern law firm as they search for the replacement Senior Credit Controller, not just a Credit Control role, we are looking for an individual that can come in and look at current processes and systems and look to improve these. A key part of this role is moving away from mainly manual processes and embracing automation where possible.

About the role....

You will be working alongside one other credit controller with a flexible, adaptable and professional working style to ensure that customer invoices are collected in a timely and efficient manner to agreed payment terms.

  • Review and evaluate existing credit control processes and enhance, automating where possible.
  • Liaise and consult with solicitors to ensure payment of client invoices and disbursements within agreed payment terms.
  • Maintain accurate records for all chasing activity on the finance database (Practice Evolve case management system) so that the Financial Controller and Finance Director can review and understand what the outstanding debt position is, next step action points and timescales.
  • Review client ledgers on a weekly basis to ensure that money on account for invoices, disbursements and cost recoveries are transferred to the office account in a timely manner.
  • Where requested, send client statements / payment requests or reconcile client ledgers.
  • Monitor new instructions to ensure money on account received.
  • Liaise with solicitors and Financial Controller with actions to be taken on late payers or potential bad debts. Adhere to the internal bad debt policy.
  • When requested, be able to provide detailed information on the status of credit control activity per ledger, next action, follow up date, promises to pay information etc.
  • Create and / or manipulate Excel reports when required for Senior Management usage for review.
  • Mentor and supervise the existing credit controller.

Skills and Experience....

  • Experience in Credit Control essential.
  • Prior experience with Practice Evolve or other case management system is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience automating credit control.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Highly organised and self-motivated individual to be able work to deadlines and achieve set cash collection targets.

Benefits....

Private medical & Life assurance,

Free breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks

Free onsite gym

Employee Assistance Programme

22 days annual leave, increasing after 2 years service by 1 day per year to a total of 27 days

Christmas closure pay

We will be reviewing CVs throughout the process so please apply as soon as you are able to.

nakita.kaur@markssattin.com

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