Revenue Controller

Location: London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
REF: BBBH251531_1632476995

We are currently partnering with a leading Global Law Firm in their search for an experienced Revenuw Controller. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established finance team who support the global network with the processing of financial and management information. Furter details are outlined below;

  • Create and maintain professional and positive relationships with clients and internally with the claims handlers and partners
  • Ensure that fee earners are fully compliant with comprehensive time recording policies and register all disbursements to ensure accurate defence costs MI
  • Check charge rates and ensure compliance with client service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Liaise with the Financial Operations Database team to ensure the account system contains complete, up-to-date billing information in line with current SLAs
  • Respond to all queries and requests in a timely and efficient manner, referring complex and contentious issues to the Assistant Billing Manager
  • Maintain matter budgets and resolve billing related issues promptly to avoid delays to the revenue cycle.
  • Provide a comprehensive credit control service - pursue debtors frequently and effectively by telephone, email and letter to secure payment within Kennedys agreed payment terms
  • Proactively engage with fee earners, internal claims handlers and partners to improve collections and reduce debtor days - attend monthly meetings with fee earners and partners to agree collection plans
  • Review aged debt lists regularly to identify bills that can be chased - ensuring that any issues are identified and escalated promptly to the partner or finance management as appropriate
  • Ensure the credit control database is updated regularly and maintained with current activity summary
  • Working collaboratively with the other finance teams (cashiering, billing and database) to provide an excellent service to our partners and clients.

Required experience

  • Working knowledge of a Credit Control function and legal billing cycles
  • In-depth knowledge of VAT
  • Knowledge of Solicitors Accounting Rules and VAT gained through experience
  • Good level of IT skills, including Word and Excel
  • Ideally a working knowledge of Elite 3e or similar financial systems

If you have relevant experience and would like to be considered for this position, please apply now.