Revenue Control Executive

Term: Contract
Duration: 6 months
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Revenue Control
Location: London
The firm

THE FIRM

We became BDB Pitmans in 2018 following the merger of legacy firms Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) and Pitmans Law.  Based at offices in London, Cambridge, Reading and Southampton we approach every case with the bigger picture in mind. Above all, our focus is on doing things right. And doing them well. So we build longstanding and mutually beneficial client relationships based on trust and genuine partnership.

BDB Pitmans is a place where people feel free to be themselves. Regardless of their position, we treat everyone fairly – encouraging our teams to be confident and express opinions in an honest and trusting environment. We show care, respect and concern for each other and who we work with. Actively promoting a healthy work-life balance, and giving employees the necessary tools to help them achieve this.  In 2021 the firm, through the Best Companies to Work For accreditation, were recognised as one of the 20 Best Law Firms to work for in the UK and one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in the South East. 

The team

The Revenue Control Team supports the fee earning departments in providing a professional and effective billing and work in progress (WIP) management service to the firm

The opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a Revenue Control Executive to support the fee earning departments in providing a professional and effective billing and work in progress (WIP) management service to the firm.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The main tasks of this role would include:

  • Assist to deliver a smooth and timely operation of billing process within departments
  • Creating, processing, amending and dispatching system generated bills in line with firm policy
  • Reviewing draft bills and liaising with the fee earners on any changes required
  • Assisting Partners and Fee Earners with preparing their bills by producing timely and accurate WIP reports; identifying matters to be billed and creating proformas
  • Monitor receipt of monies from clients in payment of bills
  • Process write offs, transfers and any other requests in relation to WIP and bills.
  • Provide cover in the absence of other Legal Billing Assistants and Revenue Controllers
Who we are looking for

Qualfifications

  • GCSEs or equivalent (English and Maths as a minimum)

Knowledge/Experience

  • Previous experience of working within a law firm would be beneficial
  • Previous billing experience would be beneficial
  • Experience of working with Elite 3E would be advantageous
  • Good IT skills, in particualr with Microsoft Office

Skills

  • Well organised with methodical approach and ability to prioritise
  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable and adaptable team player with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Professional and confident on the telephone
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly numerate
  • Good commercial awareness