Revenue Clerk

1.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual
28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a national law firm offering a unique collection of specialisms across the commercial, public, health and insurance sectors, with offices in Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham. We have long-standing relationships with an impressive range of clients and aim to truly understand their needs to
deliver an exceptional service which exceeds their expectations and makes their life easier.

Purpose of the role
Reporting to the Revenue Manager, the role will be responsible for assisting in leading and improving working
capital management across assigned departments. This involves driving billing and improvements in billing
processes to effectively manage work in progress. The role will work closely with the Revenue Manager, fee
earners, billing teams as well as external clients.

Take ownership of the WIP and disbursement balances for designated fee earners to ensure it is
effectively managed
Attend regular meetings with fee earners to ensure regular and complete billing, ensuring all agreed
action is taken to maximise recovery
Develop an understanding of the fee earner, their client types and client requirements
Pro-actively challenge fees earners to reduce mark down and write offs
Recommend and implement process improvements for billing
Help to provide monthly progress reporting against KPIs to the departmental board, including
exposure monitoring
Supervise administrators in the production of reports and information to support your role

Job Description
Technical skills
Working capital management (gained within a UK law firm, desirable)
Numerate, with a sound knowledge of MS Office packages - excel skills essential
Knowledge of SRA and Lexcel requirements desirable
You will be expected to be familiar and compliant with the full range of regulatory policies and
procedures including: equal opportunity and diversity, data protection and confidentiality/security,
anti-bribery and anti-money laundering etc.
You will also be required to undertake mandatory compliance training as required
Person specification
As part of the finance team, you would be expected to have the following skills and experience:
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships at all levels
Ability to positively question and challenge in order to improve working capital management
Ability to project gravitas and influence across the firm
The ability to multi-task and manage multiple activities at any given time
Ability to operate on your own initiative

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