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Revenue Controller

Position/Type:
Legal Finance
Level:
Other
Location:
London
Job Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
£33, 000 to £40, 000
Posted:
03/07/2017
Recruiter:
Career Legal
Job Ref:
909478

Our client is a law firm with offices located in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. They are a large firm with approximately 40 employees in the Finance team.

 

They are seeking to recruit a Revenue Controller to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This is a great opportunity to advance a career in legal finance.

 

Responsibilities

 

Regular review of aged WIP and meeting with designated Partners to ensure this is effectively managed and department budgets are met

 

Keeping in regular contact with Partners and Fee earners to ensure that they are following up on the queries as required

 

Working with department heads to gather accurate monthly billing forecasts

 

Being first point of contact for one of the firm’s four business divisions

 

Producing reports and analysis of billable time as and when required to respond to requests from clients for additional information

 

Reviewing and updating WIP monthly

 

Assisting with the preparation of spreadsheets for the valuation of work in progress in accordance with FRS5

 

Ensuring that missing time sheets are promptly identified and chased

 

Ensuring that temporary time entries are promptly resolved and charged to the appropriate file

 

Ensuring edits and time transfers are properly authorised and accurately processed

 

Ensuring the accurate processing of all write offs of unbillable time and disbursements and that all such requests are properly authorised in accordance with the firm’s authorisation limits

 

Ensuring that all bills submitted for processing comply with all relevant VAT and Solicitor Account Rules

 

Ensuring that all bills are checked for numerical accuracy and internal consistency before they are processed then sent out after being processed

 

Preparing full and partial credit notes

 

Taking responsibility for all outstanding debts of assigned business division

 

Pro-actively chasing clients by telephone and other means of communication to ensure invoices are promptly settled

 

Identifying and escalating potential problem debts to the Head of Revenue and Credit Control

 

Producing statements and chaser letters

 

Reviewing and updating bad debt provision on a monthly basis

 

Candidate Profile

 

Strong communication skills with the ability to deal with Partners and Fee Earners at all levels

 

Knowledge of CMS or Elite would be an advantage, however training will be given

 

Conscientious and methodical with excellent attention to detail

 

Numerate, accurate and the ability to work autonomously

 

A flexible and hands on attitude

 

Pro-active and demonstrable experience of using initiative

 

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 permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Closing Date:
02/08/2017

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