Credit Coordinator


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Business Professionals


Brisbane, Australia
Sydney, Australia

The role


DLA Piper understands that you’re building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development.  
That’s our commitment. This is your opportunity.
We are looking for a Credit Coordinator to join either our Brisbane or Sydney office for a 12 month fixed-term contract. The Credit Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the cash inflow targets for the firm are met as well as the timely production of statements, reminder letters and payor reconciliations. The role will also be responsible for providing statistical information to the Collections National Credit Manager.

We would like to hear from you if you consider yourself a team and goal oriented experienced credit professional. 


  • Achieve monthly budgeted collections targets
  • Complete set monthly reporting to the Collections Supervisor
  • Internal and external relationship building with suppliers
  • Using the collections module in SNAP to record all contact with clients
  • Ensure statements and letters are produced regularly and attend to all queries and issues
  • Identify and report on bad and doubtful debts
  • Develop external Agency relationship
  • Perform client credit checks and identity risks  
  • Monthly reporting to the Collections Supervisor 
  • Adhere and advocate the firms International Credit Policy
  • Assist with finance team projects and tasks when requested


To be successful in this position you will have:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role from a professional services environment
  • Strong computer skills and experience in using MS Office tools (in particular Word, Excel, Outlook; PowerPoint) 
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence 
  • A certification in Credit Management or an equivalent
  • Self-starting and confident with a high tolerance for ambiguity and a ‘can do’ approach 
  • The ability to work under pressure at times
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Self-organisation skills and possess good time management


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. 

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.


We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.