• Category:
    Business professional
  • Team:
    Revenue Control and Billing
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We are currently looking to recruit a Revenue (Credit) Controller to join our friendly and hard-working Revenue  Control team on a permanent basis.  As a Revenue Controller you will be part of the team supporting Partners and lawyers with working capital management. We are looking for someone who can collaborate in a team but also use your own initiative, have good attention to detail and be able to manage your time effectively.

The role is based in our Bristol office, aligned to our hybrid working model which combines home working and working from the office, giving you flexibility to meet the needs of our clients , develop your career alongside  your colleagues, whilst balancing work and home life. 

What you'd be doing:

  • Management of working capital for an assigned department, working towards targets to minimise overdue debt and maximise cash receipts;
  • Conducting monthly meetings with Partners/lawyers to review any client and matter related working capital (WIP and Debt) issues;
  • Liaising with a large portfolio of clients daily regarding debts and then updating the firm's credit control system in a timely, accurate manner to enable the effective tracking and monitoring of the status of any outstanding invoice;
  • Preparation of WIP, Disbursement, and Debt reports;
  • Negotiation with clients to arrange payment plans and completion of regulatory paperwork for specific clients;
  • Ensuring compliance with the Firm's revenue control policies and the discount/write off policy; and,

What we're looking for:

  • A proven record of revenue/credit control and working capital management;
  • Experience working in a face paced organisation with the ability to multi-task;
  • The ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal senior stakeholders as well as externally with our clients;
  • Good IT skills, specifically with Excel;

About Burges Salmon

Our six core values – Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page.

We are delighted to have been named RollOnFriday's 'Best Law Firm to Work At' 2024, for the third year in a row, and also named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2023 for the second year running.  Our commitment to excellence has recently been recognised by the IIP, which awarded us Platinum certification for investment in people.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident Leader, we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process, please contact Sophie Russell (Resourcing Advisor) at Sophie.Russell@burges-salmon.com 

This advert will close as soon as we receive sufficient applications so please apply as soon as you can to be considered.

Roll on Friday Best Law Firm to work at 2024
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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

Meet the recruiterSophie Russell



Competitive Salary
Flexible working
Private medical insurance
Personal/Professional development
Parental leave
Pension and life assurance
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Cycle to work
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