Revenue Controller

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
02 Jul 2021
28 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Working for a prestigious law firm you will be supporting a busy Finance Department that handle all client and office payments as well as management reporting. You will proactively support the partners and fee earning departments in facilitating a professional and effective billing, WIP & debt management service to the firm. You will also be the single point of contact for partners with respect of the revenue control process, liaising with Revenue Control Executives and Credit Controllers as appropriate.

Your role:

Work in conjunction with the Revenue Control Manager and Business Manager / HoD to ensure effective management and control of departmental lock up (unbilled time and unpaid bills)

Hold monthly meetings with Partners / Business Manager, which may involve regular travel to other offices, review accounts receivable / work in progress listings

agree actions required to clear outstanding balances with particular focus on reducing any aged balances

Review recovery and profitability of matters and projects and discuss possible actions with partners, where applicable

Have a satisfactory understanding of their department's lock up profile and proactively make relevant recommendations to reduce this

Ensure smooth and timely operation of billing process within departments

Assisting Partners and Fee Earners with preparing their bills by producing timely and accurate WIP reports and identifying matters to be billed

Ensuring system generated bills are created, processed, amended and dispatched in line with firm policy

Rviewing draft bills and liaising with the fee earning departments on any changes required

Providing assistance to Revenue Control Executives to process bills in busy periods

Monitor and allocate receipt of monies from clients in payment of bills as required

Ensure Credit Controllers receive timely updates from partners regarding actions they have taken and expected payment of bills

Chase Partners regarding any outstanding balances for which they have taken responsibility

Follow up of any client queries / disputes with Partners / Fee Earners to ensure prompt resolution, and ensuring that any credit control actions are paused whilst the query is resolved

Provide training to their department regarding use of Elite, raising bills and best practice as required

Undertake any other tasks assigned by the Revenue Control Manager, HoD, Business Manager, CFO etc

Provide cover in the absence of other Department Revenue Controllers

Th person:

GCSEs or equivalent to include English and Maths as a minimum

Previous experience of working in a law firm

Previous revenue control (incorporating WIP management, billing and credit control) experience essential

Experience of working with Elite 3E would be advantageous

Good IT skills, in particular Microsoft Office Well organised with methodical approach and ability to prioritise

Excellent communication skills (able to liaise with partners on a range of billing and credit control matters)
Reliable and adaptable team player with the ability to work well under pressure
Self-motivated and proactive with a 'can do' attitude
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Highly numerate
Good commercial awareness