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Credit Controller - Edinburgh

Finance - Finance
Ref: 213 Date Posted: Friday 08 Mar 2019
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 500 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit a Credit Controller for the Finance division in our Edinburgh office.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for monitoring a portfolio of overdue accounts.

  • Proactive daily chasing of debt by telephone, letter and email ensure prompt payment.

  • Handling any client queries both professionally and promptly, providing payment options and negotiating timescales of repayment.

  • Keep accurate and timely records of conversation and progress.

  • Escalate any problematic clients to the credit control team leader.

  • Working closely with fee earners on outstanding unpaid bills along with cashroom on unmatched balances and queries.

  • Preparation of supplier forms for new clients.

Person specification:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • A proactive individual, with ability to work under tight deadlines.

  • 2+ years previous experience within a credit control position (professional services/legal firm advantageous but not essential).

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team in a successful, growing firm.

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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013