Revenue Controller Assistant, Accounts - Milton Keynes

Recruiter
Dentons
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1300686039
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Working within a small team, this role mainly provides Revenue support to the Milton Keynes office with some assistance to Watford and London when required. This is the management of Work In Progress (WIP), including regular communication with fee earners and supporting the current Revenue Controller and Credit Controller. This will include liaising closely with the billing team in Warsaw ensuring all invoices are raised as per Partner instructions in a timely manner. This role will monitor specific Client requirements by collating and monitoring purchase order no's and liaising with the team and the Clients for accuracy through to payment of invoices. Responsibilities Revenue / Credit Control: Assisting the Revenue Controller and Revenue Manager in regular meetings with Partners and Fee Earners to ascertain when transactions will complete, the levels of fees expected, and the anticipated bill date and client billing requirements - taking any action required to facilitate the billing process Establish strong working relationships with Partners, fee-earner and secretaries. Collate purchase order information for various Clients and ensure accuracy before submission to the Clients Produce various reports in a timely manner for Fee Earners Monitoring of WIP, billing and liaising with Fee Earners for efficient and accurate time posting Liaise closely with the billing team in England and Warsaw ensuring that all details correspond with Partners' and client instructions Assisting Credit Control by monitoring incoming payments and monitoring overdue invoices. General: Chase missing and uncompleted time for the Milton Keynes and Watford offices Provide general assistance to the UK Revenue Manager with ad hoc project work, as and when required Comply with the firm's policies and any other legal obligations, and effectively manage risks to the firm where those risks relate to this role Required experience, skills and attributes Good knowledge and understanding of Work in Progress management, obtained through work experience in a similar environment. Experience of working in a law firm (or similar) is not essential for this role Possesses the confidence to deal effectively with Partners, and to discuss their files Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines Able to interact positively at all levels and a good team player Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy Hardworking and enthusiastic approach to work; professional in outlook, attitude and appearance Confident using MS Office, including Word and Excel Knowledge of the Elite accounts system, and of e-billing systems, would be an advantage Basic knowledge of Solicitors' Accounts Rules A good knowledge and understanding of VAT would be an advantage Flexible and prepared to work additional hours at month, quarter and year ends Personal skills / attributes Excellent written and verbal communication skills Highly structured and organised individual, with good attention to detail, accuracy and quality Able to interact positively at all levels within the firm and a good team player Able to demonstrate good client/customer facing skills Able to make decisions and remain calm while under pressure - particularly when dealing with difficult situations Proactive with a "can-do" attitude in all areas, with a strong sense of self-motivation Understands the need for documentation and well-defined procedures Professional in outlook, attitude and appearance Language Capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities. The firm Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com . Diversity & Inclusion Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences. We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved. We welcome you to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Dentons. Equal opportunities Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please email recruitment.mattersdentons.com . The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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