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Revenue Controls Executive

Walker Morris has a bold vision for the future and in order to help us meet our commitment to that vision we believe in investing in the people at the heart of our accounts and revenue teams. An opportunity has therefore arisen for a Revenue Controls Executive.

The main purpose of the Revenue Controls Executive is to provide analysis of the firm’s work in progress (WIP) and sharing key messages with the business to help appropriately manage Working Capital. Support the roll out of internal processes relating to client rates to maximise the Firm’s efficiency in generating revenue. The role involves dealing with stakeholders at all levels and communication is key offering fantastic progression opportunities as the business continues to thrive

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Analysis of Working Capital

  • Meet with fee earners to perform a detailed review of their WIP balances, ensuring that actions to bill or write off WIP are followed up promptly by fee earners or secretaries as agreed.
  • Provide up to date information to the business to support timely billing of WIP and assist the wider Commercial Finance team in improving the reporting of WIP to the firm.
  • Support the design and roll out of any new software to enhance WIP management across the Firm (e.g. additional Aderant modules).
  • Effectively communicate findings from WIP meetings across the Finance team; e.g. Financial Reporting team to support an appropriate WIP valuation and the Credit Control team to inform credit risk.

Client Rates

  • Ensure that client requirements for billing are actioned by working with lawyered and business services teams.
  • Support the Billing Team Leader in the design and implementation of more robust processes for capturing rates information from the business.
  • Perform regular checks on rates data to ensure the information is complete and accurate, following up queries with lawyered teams, and working with the Finance Business Partner to provide recommendations.

Wider Responsibilities

  • Working with other members of the Commercial Finance Team on matter budgeting and financial management.
  • Ad hoc / proactive analysis to support the rest of the Decision Support team.
  • Support the Finance team in developing Trusted Advisor status with the business.

Information Security

To ensure that information is handled in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures relating to information security.

To encourage a security conscious culture within the firm, by supporting and engaging with the firm’s initiatives.

To proactively and promptly report any concerns/issues relating to information security.

To assist the firm in achieving its security objectives which are published in the Information Security Manual on Reach.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

Educated to G.C.S.E/O’ Level standard or equivalent in at least 4 subjects including Mathematics and English.

Experience:

Knowledge and experience of working in a finance department.

Familiarity with Solicitors Accounts Rules would be desirable but not essential.

Skills:

  • Good IT skills, to include in depth experience of Excel, plus good working knowledge of Word and Outlook.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to enable the job holder to liaise at all levels within the Department and within the firm generally.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical abilities
  • Can operate flexibly as part of a team
  • Be open to change
  • Self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment
  • Understand the importance of and demonstrate a professional and commercial attitude and approach at all times
  • Committed to development of both self and team
  • Proactive when dealing with staff and partners and in the operation of Finance policies
  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity

Walker Morris pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, committed to being as diverse as possible within our employee network. We do not discriminate on the basis of a person’s ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic and therefore encourage applications made by anyone who comes from diverse backgrounds, communities and underrepresented demographics. We work hard to ensure that our recruitment practices are as inclusive as possible and we are happy to make any reasonable adjustments during the application or interview process in order to assist you in performing your best.

Interested to find out more?

Please feel free to contact
Craig Turner on
07917658218

Interested to find out more?

Please feel free to contact
Craig Turner on
07917658218

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