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Job Title Credit Controller - Egypt
Job Location Cairo
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support

The Team

The Working Capital Team is responsible for both Billing and Collection. This involves ensuring that client invoices are generated correctly and in accordance with client requirements and that they are processed and dispatched in a timely manner and ensuring those invoices are paid in accordance with credit terms. Each Credit Controller will be responsible for providing a high level of service to the firm's partners and supporting the partners in achieving the region's monthly working capital targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow up on overdue invoices by telephone, email and letter - following agreed process
  • Lead and Manage monthly Partner debt meetings
  • Actively manage and reduce Debts before they become aged
  • Maintain accurate notes on the aged debtors ledgers
  • Ensure accurate allocation of cash receipts and transfer of client funds to outstanding invoices
  • Deal with invoice and payment related queries from partners, clients, case handlers and other members of the finance department
  • Prepare statements of account as required
  • Provide detailed account reconciliations and ad-hoc debtor reports as required
  • Assist with the reconciliation of client account balances and ensure utilised in appropriate manner or returned to client if surplus to requirements
  • Provide regular progress reports on targeted debts and client fund balances
  • Work closely with the billing team and credit control colleagues to provide a high level of service to internal and external clients
  • Close liaison with lawyers and focal point for queries
  • Reviewing and utilising client funds as appropriate
  • Day to day housekeeping to include processing write-offs and closing files
  • Undertake ad hoc responsibilities as required by line manager

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a University degree in Business, Finance or Accounting (an accounting qualification is desirable)
  • Have experience of working on 3E or Elite Enterprise, or a similar practice management system
  • Have 3-4 years of experience working as a Credit Controller within a law firm or other professional services environment
  • Have excellent attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Have intermediate MS Office skills (Excel and Word in particular)
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with all levels of staff (particularly at Partner level)
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Have strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise key tasks
  • Be a team player with the flexibility to work additional hours when required
  • Be confident and enthusiastic

Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a global law firm which has quadrupled in size over the past decade.Revenues from the firm's 50+ offices* worldwide rose to £627million for the last financial year.The firm has over 1800 fee earners, across six continents, with 4000 staff advising corporates, financial institutions, private individuals and governments.

Clyde & Co, MEA

With over 30 years' experience in the region and the largest presence of any international law firm, we pride ourselves on being able to help clients recognise and overcome the challenges of doing business in the Middle East.

Our more than 40 partners and 150 legal professionals work from four offices located across the region. Our Dubai office acts as a central hub for our regional operations that include offices in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, Doha in Qatar and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Our large regional presence enables us to support our clients across the full spectrum of their corporate and commercial needs throughout the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and wider Levant.

Our deep sector knowledge covers insurance, energy, transport, infrastructure, marine and trade as well as aviation, education, defence, finance, healthcare, hospitality and technology.

*includes associated offices.