Credit Controller (NY hours)

Allen & Overy LLP
Northern Ireland
15 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department Purpose and Structure

The Credit Control team manages and controls the firm's accounts receivable asset. They have a proactive approach to cash collection and minimising exposure to bad debts. They work to strict monthly targets and deadlines, ensuring partners and clients receive accurate and timely financial information.

Role Purpose

To ensure debts are collected from external clients in a timely manner, assess risk of new clients to the firm and minimise the firm's exposure to bad debts. Proactively resolve issues and provide information in a timely manner in line with internal and external client expectations.


Key requirements

Commitment to providing professional, responsive and effective relationships. Gains respect and credibility quickly.

Active team member who supports and engages with others and works effectively in a team

Shares knowledge and skills, and provides and accepts feedback

Excellent communicator and confident in interaction with others. Listens and understands issues from all perspectives and values other opinions. Good persuasion skills.

Delivers tasks in a professional and organised way with limited supervision and responsive to immediate priorities. Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task to meet targets and tight deadlines.

Committed to the maintenance of established processes and systems

Enthusiastic, flexible and pro-active approach

Ability to assimilate large amounts of information quickly

A good commercial awareness and ability to understand the wider business issues and to generate and develop new ideas to add value

Some risk assessment experience would be beneficial