Revenue Controller

London (City of), London (Greater)
Up to £35,000
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Job Title
Legal Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

This client is an international law firm with offices across Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Their areas of work include commercial disputes, insurance, shipping and business and finance. 

They are looking to recruit a Revenue Controller on a full time, permanent basis. The Revenue Controller works as a member of a team, responsible for managing working capital from start to finish. This role will support the Revenue Control Manager to enable a prompt and accurate service to meet the operational requirements of the business. Flexibility to work additional hours towards month end is required. 

Key Responsibilities

Ensure efficient management of WIP and Debtors through regular meetings with Partners and Fee Earners.

Attend meetings with the fee earning teams to discuss overall performance, encourage monthly billing, review WIP and client account balances, and to ensure any WIP write offs are in accordance with policy.

Maintain lockup at acceptable levels for all practice groups.

Work with Partners and Fee Earners to suggest next steps for the prompt billing and collection of client and matter balances.

Provide overall billing support including distributing reports, generating draft bills, producing final bills and creating supporting schedules as required.  

Ensure all bills have been authorised in accordance with the firm's guidelines, VAT and Solicitors Accounts Rules requirements.

Handling monies held on client account.

Chase debts.

Provide support and guidance as needed for international accounts team.

Review billing rates and coordinate the implementation, enhancements or amendments to the fixed/agreed rates.

Monitor Fee Earners’ time recording to ensure compliance with policy.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to demonstrate flexibility and dependability, as well as the ability to use own initiative. 

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint).

Ability to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced corporate environment. 

Efficient organisation skills, with a very high degree of accuracy and ability to prioritise workload.

Hard-working, hands-on and positive approach to work with effective use of initiative and attention to detail.

Important Notice

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Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.