Revenue Controller

Career Legal
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This client is a global powerhouse of a law firm with more than 120 offices and 7000 lawyers. They specialise in a range of areas including Employment and IP.

They are now looking for a Revenue Controller to support departments in the management of WIP, which will include regular communication with Partners and fee earners.


Conduct regular meetings with Partners regarding the levels of fees expected

Establish strong working relationships with Partners, fee-earners and Secretaries

Monitor and reduce aged WIP, in line with the lock up day budget

Action requests from Partners for information, including reporting on fee levels to specific clients

Ensure the Department achieve monthly and annual billing targets

Constant monitoring of WIP, billing and activity levels

Manage funds going into and out of client account

Set up and monitor clients who require e-billing

Chase Departmental missing time

Deal with time recording queries from fee earners and Secretaries

Provide general assistance with ad hoc project work, as and when required

Candidate Profile

Good knowledge of Work in Progress management, obtained through experience working in a similar environment

Confidence to deal effectively with Partners

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Able to prioritise and multi-task when working under pressure

Knowledge of Solicitors' Accounts Rules and VAT

Flexible and prepared to busy periods

Important Notice

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.