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21 June 2024

Revenue Assistant

The Firm wishes to recruit a Revenue Assistant to join our Finance Department.

The Firm

Payne Hicks Beach is a 45 partner firm of solicitors based in offices in New Square, Lincoln’s Inn.  In total the firm comprises about 200 staff.  The firm provides specialist legal services to private and commercial clients.  We are best known for our family and private client work and are widely regarded as one of the very best of the small number of firms in the UK who provide these specialist services at the highest level.  We also have an excellent reputation in many other areas of law (rated in both Chambers and Legal 500).

Our offices are located at 10 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, one of the finest squares in London, a building which the firm has occupied since 1770.

More information about the departments and the work of the firm may be found on our website, the address of which is www.phb.co.uk

The Revenue Team

The Revenue team sits within the Finance Department and consists of one billing/revenue controller and one revenue controller.

In addition to the use of Word and Excel, our accounts and document management system is SOS, for which training will be given, if necessary.

The Role

It is the responsibility of the revenue assistant to accurately convert the work in progress (WIP) in to a compliant invoice, to secure timely payment of invoices, to resolve and escalate payment queries and to ably assist the billing/ revenue controllers.

Duties will include:

  • process invoices according to established procedures and judiciously send the invoices to our Fee earners;
  • ensure that the debt collection of invoices is undertaken in accordance with the Revenue Control procedure;
  • ensure that queries raised by a client are resolved in the appropriate timeframe and escalated to fee earners, revenue controllers or management;
  • attentively ensure that all relevant information relating to unpaid invoices is recorded in system to be fed back to partners and fee-earners;
  • producing weekly/Monthly Debtor and WIP Reports;
  • issuing Statements;
  • processing credit card payments;.
  • dealing with all matters relating to client queries by liaising with clients and fee earners;
  • chasing overdue accounts by following company procedures;
  • maintain accurate records of all chasing activity;
  • send out monthly client statements/letters;
  • provide the necessary support to billing and revenue controllers and keep them informed of all issues and concerns.

The Individual

The individual fulfil the following criteria:

  • the successful candidate will ideally have one to two years previous experience of working as a revenue assistant, biller or credit controller in a professional services environment;
  • excellent inter-personal communication skills (both written and verbal), demonstrating experience of liaising with clients, partners, fee-earners, secretaries and finance colleagues;
  • team player who supports and motivates their colleagues. Follows instructions, but is confident to query instructions when unsure;
  • demonstrate a clear track record of commitment to the highest level of customer service;
  • a high level of numeracy is required together with a good understanding of financial workings;
  • experience of legal systems are desirable but not essential. Good keyboard skills and competence in Word, Excel and Outlook are required; and
  • it is essential that the candidate will have an eye for detail and the ability to act positively, creatively and intuitively when presented with challenges. The job holder is expected to work within the established billing and debt collection procedures. There is a high volume of work to process and the job holder will be expected to prioritise and use their initiative and commercial sense to ensure that queries are resolved efficiently and effectively.
Remuneration Package
Salary

Market rate

Other Benefits
  • 4x Life Assurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Medical Insurance (after successful completion of probation period)
  • BUPA Cashplan (after successful completion of probation period)
  • BUPA Health Assessment (after successful completion of probation period)
  • BUPA Dental
  • Auto enrolment in the firm’s Group Personal Pension Scheme (after 1 complete calendar month qualifying period).
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme and Introduction Bonus Scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan after 3 months
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Holiday Purchase
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Gymflex
Holidays

25 days holiday

How to apply