Collections Specialist

South Manchester
£18,000 - £23,000 base + benefits

Legal Assistant / Debt Recovery

Relaxed working culture

Progressive Law Firm

My client are a Progressive Law Firm who are taking the market by storm. After continued growth, they’re looking to hire a Legal Assistant – Debt Recovery/ Credit Controller/ to join their growing team in South Manchester. Working in a team of 5 and reporting directly into the Debt Recovery Team Leader, whilst also liaising with other arms of the business across you’ll be responsible for managing the litigation and collections process

Responsibilities include:

  • To undertake regular reviews of Debt balances
  • Responsible for dealing efficiently and effectively with queries as they arise
  • Chasing via phone, email, letter and SMS
  • Negotiate outcomes to maximise recovery levels
  • Collection in line with monthly targets
  • Reviewing client account money on a regular basis to ensure funds are transferred against invoices in a timely manner, where relevant
  • To advise Directors on progress in chasing outstanding debts and to co-ordinate with them regarding action to be taken to recover seriously overdue debts
  • Issuing County Court claims and liaising with courts
  • Reviewing debt Andrew Wilson and money claim online (Enforcement methods including various orders)
  • Identify and develop key client contacts necessary to secure recovery
  • Review refunds and send out refund letters to all clients
  • Support lawyers with reconciliations and other ad hoc debtor analysis and billing


  • Experience within the legal industry/professional services
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, with flexible attitude and approach to work and work colleagues
  • Professional and efficient approach, with an excellent telephone manner
  • Organised and accurate with good attention to detail
  • Motivated to work to strict timescales, even when under pressure
  • Sympathetic and understanding of clients yet with gravitas to agree terms with clients
  • Results orientated and proactive approach to tasks

For this you will receive a competitive base salary between £18,000 – £23,000 excellent benefits and the chance to work in a progressive Law Firm


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