Revenue Controller

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
REF: BBBH222520_1530785083

Your primary responsibility will be WIP management for practice groups in both London and Bristol offices. You will be proactive, working alongside other revenue controllers to maintain an optimum lock-up cycle.
As revenue controller you will also be responsible for elements of the production and delivery of an efficient and effective bill processing service, ensuring a high quality service in day to day work.
The role requires a high level of accuracy, strict compliance with VAT legislation and adherence to the firm's policies and procedures, in relation to billing, credit notes, time write-offs and transfers, and the maintenance of the firms standing data.
It is envisaged that the role will approximately spend 60% focussed on Revenue Control and 40% on bill processing including drafting and engrossment.
The Firm: A leading law firm with stunning London offices.
Other responsibilities:
Establishing strong working relationships with all matter partners through regular monthly review meetings to ensure that focus is maintained on timely billing and debt collection
Ensuring that MFEs and MPs return any issued work-in-progress reports and any drafted bills on a timely basis.
Obtaining relevant feedback in order to advise on improvements to the processes of the team and actively promote the finance function
Liaising with the cashiers and billing teams, in order to confirm the accuracy of the information used in financial analysis and reporting.
In the run in to month ends, send daily billing updates to those practice groups to keep them informed of where they are against monthly and year to date budgets.
Reporting to the Head of UK Finance and London Finance Managers on progress against monthly billing targets.
Skills Needed:
Experience of legal billing essential
Knowledge of VAT, SAR, and GAAP
Advanced Excel skills.
Confident professional demeanour with strong negotiation skills
Excellent communication and ability to interact with colleagues of all levels