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Revenue Controller (12 month FTC)

Position/Type:
Legal Finance
Level:
Other
Location:
London
Job Term:
Contract/Interim
Salary Description:
£30, 000 to £35, 000
Posted:
03/07/2017
Recruiter:
Career Legal
Job Ref:
909447

My client has a history going back to the late 1800s when they were established in the City of London. They opened their first overseas office in the 1970s and now have offices in 10 locations across the globe. With over 500 lawyers worldwide, they are a dynamic, commercial firm and leaders in their specialist business areas.

 

Responsibilities

 

Management of departmental revenue; billing time, analysis of aged WIP, ensuring regular reviews of WIP are carried out and forward.

 

Regularly review WIP reports to ensure dead matters are closed and unrecoverable time and disbursements are written off

 

Review of CCLs at matter set-up, ensuring specific terms are reflected at set-up in readiness for billing

 

Taking appropriate action, consultation with matter Partners, in dealing with unbillable WIP, including CFAs

 

Monitoring levels of client exposure and reporting matter in need of attention to the Revenue Manager

 

Regular review of unbilled time and disbursements in order to identify bills to be raised and supporting efforts to reach billing targets on a monthly basis

 

Ensure bills identified are raised, finalised and dispatched in a timely manner, assisting with drafting of related correspondence as needed

 

Support and assist the Collections team as well as matter Partners by responding promptly to their requests for information

 

Ensure relevant SRA Accounts Rules requirements are met

 

Ensure the firm's policies and procedures are adhered to

 

Proactively work as a team with other Revenue Controllers to help meet targets and identify opportunities to reduce the working capital of the fir

 

Respond to Ad-hoc queries from other departments and Fee Earners in respect of billing and revenue

 

Candidate Profile

 

Solid revenue experience gained within a legal partnership or LLP environment

 

Professional training and qualifications gained in accountancy and/or revenue management ideal

 

Understanding of SRA and applications of VAT

 

IT literate; Excel and Elite 3E.

 

Thorough understanding of best practice techniques for managing the revenue cycle

 

Excellent written and communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships at all levels

 

Highly client focused

 

Important Notice

 

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

 

Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this fixed term contract vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Closing Date:
02/08/2017

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