Credit Controller

Employer
Ashurst
Location
Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 12, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
0be78f5604a9
Job Role
Credit Control
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity:

We are currently looking for a Credit Controller with professional services experience to join our Brisbane office on a permanent basis.

As the Credit Controller you'll be responsible for managing the credit control function for a selection of the firm's practice groups and strategic national clients. You will facilitate timely collection of amounts due & payable for the supply of legal services with an overall view to reducing debt levels, debt aging and potential losses.

A full job description including a breakdown of responsibilities can be found attached to the role on our careers page

Essential Skills & Experience:
  • Previous experience of working in a Credit/Collections role
  • Experience of working in a law firm would be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) including a confident telephone manner, tactful and diplomatic when under pressure.
  • Ability to liaise at all levels and build strong relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to negotiate suitable outcomes and possess practical problem solving skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • An organised and methodical approach to work.
  • A team player - co-operative and flexible with other team members.
  • Ability to work to targets and specific deadlines (individual and team)
  • High degree of initiative and pro-activity
  • Knowledge of Debt Recovery procedures
  • Some knowledge of insolvency procedures advantageous
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel & Outlook
  • Confident in working with Enterprise IT systems (ERPs, Elite 3e preferable)

  • What makes Ashurst a great place to work?

    We offer you all the things you should expect from an international law firm: competitive remuneration with the flexibility to reward high performance, flexible working, complimentary gym memberships, corporate health plans and an industry-leading programme that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We are committed to delivering positive impacts to our communities through our Corporate Responsibility programme, with a strong emphasis on working with First Nations people through our pro bono practice. We aim to recruit, retain and promote the best people from the widest possible talent pools. We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for all employees to ensure they are supported to work at their best. Beyond this, what sets Ashurst apart from others is our global strength, our drive to innovate and collaborate,and our commitment to excellence. It is these values that make Ashurst a unique place to work.

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