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Credit Officer

  • 492381
  • Melbourne
  • Finance
  • Contract

Join Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Australia's leading independent law firm.

We are looking for an experienced credit or collection professional, with drive, motivation and strong customer service skills to join our finance team.  The aim of this role is to improve collection results, maximise cash flow and reduce debtors and debtor’s days to an acceptable level.

Key responsibilities
  • Prompt response to internal/external client enquiries and management of dispute resolution
  • To provide a high level of service and support to internal and external clients
  • Reconciliation of client accounts
  • Assisting internal clients to enhance the timely collection of debt
  • To increase cash flow
  • Assessment of clients credit risk when reviewing new and existing clients
  • Ensure compliance and enforcement of firm’s Credit Procedures
  • Assist National Finance Operations Manager with on-going revision of credit policy, practice and procedures to meet changing business needs
  • Liaise with National Finance Operations Manager to maintain client satisfaction
Required skills and personal attributes
  • Must be able to work autonomously and work well within a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail work produced accuracy, timeliness, and consistent practises across the firm
  • Good time management, task prioritisation and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Highly developed problem solving
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to build relationships across all levels of the business
  • Strong client focus and customer service ethic
  • Exceptional communication skills (both oral and written)
Required qualifications and preferred experience
  • Minimum of three years credit/collection experience (preferably within a professional services background)
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with the internal software package CMS is desirable

At Corrs, we help you achieve your ambition - at every stage of your career.

About us:
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm. We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes, offering strategic advice on our clients’ most challenging issues.

Why Corrs?
We pride ourselves on meeting our clients needs in a culture characterised by excellence, commitment, collaboration and respect. Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace, and we focus on creating opportunities and supporting a diverse workforce.

  • Flexible working as standard – we’ve established flexibility as standard business practice and an option for all our people.
  • Bonus leave - an additional week of leave each year (5 weeks annual leave in total)
  • Generous parental leave entitlements – we offer up to 26 weeks paid leave and pay superannuation on both paid and unpaid leave (up to 12 months)
  • Wellbeing program –We support the wellbeing of our people across areas including resilience, mental health, mindfulness, personal development, physical health and self-care.
  • Diversity and Inclusion – This is a key area of focus for the firm. We set meaningful goals to improve diversity and foster an inclusive culture in which all employees feel supported and valued.
  • Responsible business approach – we are a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and are committed to promoting and respecting human rights, supporting the Compact’s Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are also a member of AusLSA, which works to promote and increase sustainable practices across the legal sector.
  • Learning and development opportunities – including our Australian-first international study scholarship, our national training program and our mentoring program

To apply click on the "apply" button or contact Hannah Blandford on +61 3 9672 3156 for a confidential discussion.

COVID-19 vaccination policy

The safety and welfare of our people, clients and community is our priority. Only people who are fully vaccinated or unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons are permitted to attend Corrs offices. More information about our COVID-19 vaccination policy is available on request.

For more information, see our website 


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