Collections Officer - Sydney

MinterEllison people aspire to be our clients' best partner. Collaboration, innovation and opportunity are the foundation of our workplace environment. We welcome people who want exciting careers in high performing teams.

Purpose of the role

As a result of an exciting period of growth across the MinterEllison business, the national credit team are looking to recruit a new senior credit officer into the Sydney office.

Job Description

In this role, you will join a high performing team with talented and supportive professionals. This senior level role will see you working directly with a sociable team that assists the business on aspects such as managing the respective debtors ledger, collection of outstanding payments and ensuring monthly collection targets are met. You will be involved in a broad mix of:

  • Building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Making telephone collection calls
  • Following up on overdue accounts
  • Resolving client payment queries
  • Assisting in the implementation of specific projects relevant to the improvement of the collection processes, policies and procedures.
  • Preparing reports in Excel that assist with the management and tracking of overdue accounts
  • Management of e-billing portals

More About You

We welcome applications from Collections Officers who have:

  • 5+ years' experience in a full function credit controller role - preferably in a professional services environment
  • Strong negotiation skills and effective communication skills
  • Supportive, friendly and helpful approach is a must.
  • A strong, proactive client service focus
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Be a proactive team member
  • Advance knowledge of Excel is essential
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in Elite or other Practice Management System preferred.

Who We Are

This year MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the past 10 years, and this year was also recognised as a Gold Employer by the Australian Workplace Equality Index at this year’s LGBTI Inclusion Awards—one of only two firms to receive this prestigious award.

We embrace flexibility and empower all our people to learn, grow and become truly extraordinary. We provide our future leaders with best practice learning and development programs to accelerate and grow their careers. We value diversity in the workplace and care about ensuring you balance your professional goals with your commitments and interests outside of work. We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing.

MinterEllison does not accept agency submissions unless approval to do so has been given by a member of the Resourcing Team. Approved agency submissions must be submitted through our on-line system. Candidates submitted directly to any employee or Partner of the firm will not be considered valid and will not be considered by MinterEllison. MinterEllison will not be liable for a recruitment fee in these circumstances.

25/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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