• Level 3 (Advanced)
  • London

Linklaters

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and professional individual to join our Finance Function. You will make a great addition to our Revenue Control department, a team responsible for generating client invoices and helping to ensure we are paid for the work we do. The team plays a fundamental role in controlling and sustaining cashflow and are therefore key to the financial success of the firm._x000D_
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A typical day

  • Provide a billing service to our internal lawyers allowing them to turn their chargeable hours into revenue (money)
  • Producing client invoices and cost analysis to deadlines
  • Ensure accurate entry into the firm’s accounting systems of all billing actions
  • Working from a team mailbox picking up incoming queries and dealing with them promptly and efficiently
  • Ensure compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules and VAT regulations
  • Conduct direct communication with clients by email and phone on overdue invoices in accordance with agreed payment terms
  • Log all actions taken when debt chasing using the firm’s diary debt management system, noting next steps to be taken
  • Help manage expectations of cash inflow patterns by way of daily/weekly update to the Senior Credit Controller
  • Review electronic invoices (eBills) in broker systems, identify & escalate issues where required
  • Liaising with our cashiers’ team helping them to allocate unidentified monies received
  • Take on role of a ‘trusted advisor’ liaising with our lawyers with support and guidance as to how they can best manage their deals from a billing/cash collection perspective

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • B or 5 at GCSE Maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Skills needed

Communication
Organisation
Teamwork
  • High level of professionalism and integrity
  • The resilience to deal with high performing individuals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative in situations
  • Well organised, able to prioritise and manage workload
  • Proven ability to demonstrate assertiveness in a professional manner
  • Ability to accept instructions and guidance from team members and ask if unsure
  • Good eye for detail and presentation
  • Ability to manage user expectations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages, in particular Outlook and Excel
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