Revenue controller from Legal

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Little London
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
1834372442
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This is an exciting temporary opportunity with a potential to go permanent inn future! Working with a large Legal practice in the heart of London.

Client Details

Page are proud to represent this large growing Law firm with an exciting temporary position ion the Finance team. The role of Revenue controller from Legal has the potential to go permanent in the future.

Description

The main duties of the role are:
  • Supporting a team of Partners and splitting time between sitting in Finance or with the specific law practice groups to liaise directly with the Partners and lawyers and taking responsibility for their billing and credit control requirements, and closely monitoring billing and cash collection budgets and targets.
  • Dealing with a large portfolio of clients and liaising with them on a daily basis regarding their debts - predominantly via telephone. Updating the firm's credit control system (Aderant Expert Collections) for action tasks, reminders, follow up notes etc.
  • Reviewing daily bank statements and TT payments to ensure funds are allocated to the correct matters.
  • Administering payments by credit/debit card.
  • Arranging and attending monthly meetings with Partners to review WIP and debtors to agree a course of action and follow-up to ensure completion in the agreed timescales.
  • Overseeing the billing for a client, ensuring that bills are prepared and dispatched promptly and feeding back on progress.
  • Dealing with all aspects of client queries regarding invoiced fees and any detailed information that may be required. Ensuring queries are dealt with promptly, escalated and followed-up with Partners/Department Management Partners.
  • Preparing debt reporting statements and liaising with cashier teams on cheque and bank transfers. Ensuring money in client account designated for bills is monitored and transferred swiftly to office account in accordance with SAR rules.
  • Posting e-Bills in accordance with the specific requirements of the various portals. Liaising with clients and lawyers to resolve queries to ensure that bills are paid within payment terms.
  • Year-end WIP valuations -This would involve meeting Partners to carry out the detailed year end exercise to establish net recoverable value for WIP on each matter and recording information in excel spreadsheet .

Profile

The successful Revenue controller from Legal will have:
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills and ability to liaise effectively at all levels.
  • Confidence and the ability to place pressure tactfully on individuals and companies who owe money.
  • Strong customer service/stakeholders management experience.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent numeracy skills and ability to reconcile accurately.
  • Flexible to the requirements of the role and an adaptable approach when required.
  • Good computer skills - knowledge of Aderant systems would be desirable; competent in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word

Job Offer

the successful Revenue controller from Legal will be offered a competitive hourly rate with the prospect to be made permanent in the future.

Please read the full job description before applying!