Your new company
This client is a global law firm, with 5,000+ colleagues in more than 30 countries. We're full‑service with deep niche and sector experience. Whatever challenge, wherever in the world, they are equipped and ready to meet it. They live their values and are purposeful and purpose-led. So, although the world is fast-moving and rapidly changing, they see it as a place where everyone can thrive. They're ambitious for their clients, communities – and for you. Whether you're starting out on your career or well established, whether you're a lawyer or in business services. If you're looking for what's next, they are too.
Your new role
They are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their busy credit control team. Credit control is an important function for them. The team maximise client turnover and minimise bad debts for the firm globally. The Credit Control role is pivotal to ensuring this is undertaken efficiently and professionally.
Ideally, you will have gained two to three years' experience working within a credit control role, ideally within a law firm or a fast paced industry environment and you will be able to demonstrate working with high value, high invoice volume clients. You will be a self-motivated individual and have the ability to work on your initiative.
The role will encompass taking ownership of a ledger within one of our busy practice groups, dealing with complex clients, working with the team using various tools available to ensure invoices are settled in a timely manner. You will be liaising with external clients, partners and legal teams within the firm mainly using the phone and email and will be the initial point of contact for any invoice queries raised. You will be expected to lead on invoice query resolution, making recommendations for process change and supporting this transition. You will also be expected to support team members with challenging demands, assist with strict deadlines and deliverables and be comfortable thinking outside the box.
This role has a career progression route within the team and you will be encouraged to develop your skill set and abilities, gaining knowledge of the firm and our processes. This role would suit an individual who enjoys lots of client contact, has a calm manner and enjoys working in a challenging but rewarding environment. You will be joining a sociable, friendly and expanding team which is both supportive and interesting. As a leading global law firm, there has never been a better time to join.
What you'll need to succeed
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Target driven
- The ability to build strong relationships with financial/ internal and external clients.
- Good negotiation and persuasion skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Positive and can do attitude to problem solving
- Strong team Player
- Offers new ideas and share's experience to maximise cash flow across the business.
- General Admin tasks
- Identify risks and escalate accordingly
In addition to training, a competitive benefit package is offered, including: 26 days annual leave; flexible holiday scheme; subsidised canteen on sites; subsidised corporate gym membership; pension; and life assurance.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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