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Credit Controller

Full Time Permanent in Accounting
  • City-of-Edinburgh View on Map
  • Post Date : January 29, 2024
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Job Description

Job Title: Credit Controller
Location: Edinburgh
Contract Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: £27,000 – 30,000+benefits & discretionary bonus

Job Title: Credit Controller
Location: Edinburgh – hybrid working
Contract Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: £27,000 – 30,000 + benefits and discretionary bonus
AJ Connect is delighted to be representing an award-winning Law Firm that is actively recruiting for a Credit Controller to join their high-performing team in Edinburgh.
They are a Firm that is focused on creating an inclusive, and collaborative workplace that allows everyone in the Firm to grow both personally and professionally.
The Credit Controller will be sitting within the wider Finance team of 14 that consists of AML Compliance, Credit Control, and Accounts Payable. The successful candidate will be reporting directly to the Finance Director and working closely with another Credit Controller on a day-to-day basis.
You will be responsible for:

  • Taking card payments via online portal
  • Monitoring monthly payment plans to ensure funds are received on due date
  • Providing excellent customer service on telephone calls, emails received from clients
  • Issuing fees/receipts to clients at month end and upon completion of property sale
  • Maintaining & monitoring Credit Control inbox daily, escalating as required
  • Attending monthly review meetings to assist Head of Credit Control
  • Establishing relations with client’s finance teams to drive efficient and timely cash collection
  • Chasing overdue debtor balances in line with Credit Control Procedures and workflows
  • Ensuring the highest standards of quality, accuracy for input into systems
  • Managing a portfolio of accounts ensuring timely and effective collection of debt
  • Ad Hoc duties as and when required by the management team.

Required knowledge and experience:

  • Credit control experience within legal sector is desirable although not essential
  • Excel skills required, ability to produce pivot tables, VLOOKUPs and other formulated data desirable although not essential.
  • Work within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under own initiative and proactively drive improvement in function
  • Team player capable of building strong relations with clients and colleagues
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Adapts well to change.

What you’ll get in return:

  • A salary up to £30,000 with annual review and potential bonus depending on performance
  • 32 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Birthday off
  • 3x death in service
  • Hybrid working
  • Membership of an occupational pension scheme
  • Well-being initiative and opportunity to access online Health Provider.

How to apply:
If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity or know of someone in your wider network that may fit the bill, please get in touch and one of the AJ Connect Team will be delighted to help.

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