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Revenue Controller - 12 month FTC

Employer
CMS
Location
Glasgow, Scotland
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
21 Sep 2021

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Vacancy Type
Finance, Billing/credit control
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Excellent opportunity for an ambitious and commercially astute Revenue Controller to join a future facing, international law firm and take their career to the next level.


About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role
The Revenue Controller will sit within our Working Capital Team, within the Finance and Accounting Department at CMS.


The Revenue Controller will quickly build relationships with internal stakeholders to help drive performance and deliver results, whilst offering first class support to Partners.

This is a hands on role, covering an ever expanding range of responsibilities, including:

attending monthly revenue meetings with Partners and Associates to cover all aspects of WIP, debt, disbursements, client monies, time management and billing
providing Partners with client fee breakdowns, using ARCS 3 to accurately report matter progress
handling and resolving billing queries to ensure matters are billed promptly
assisting with Credit Control activities including follow ups with Partners on outstanding invoices, contacting clients, reviewing provisioned invoices, playing an active role in ensuring the team is hitting its cash target
dealing with various AP related queries
assisting the Team Leader with partner and client reports through the use of Elite/BI/Qlikview
maintaining professional regulatory standards and knowledge, e.g. UK VAT requirements & Solicitors Accounts Rules
assisting in the FRS5 process as required
tracking volume discounts and rebates where necessary
setting up and monitoring secondments and advising Partners of the process

About You

The way in which we do business is ever changing. We are looking for individuals who are adaptable, proactive and able to quickly build professional relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The right candidate will have:

previous experience working in a law firm as a Revenue Controller (c.2-3 years)
experience in the production of client and partner reporting
a high standard of computer literacy (knowledge of Elite systems would be advantageous)
excellent communication skills, professional integrity and personal resilience
commercial acumen

The ideal candidate will be able to:

influence and inspire others
quickly assimilate a large amount of information in a short space of time
work in a fast paced environment at a rapidly evolving organisation
manage relationships with tact and diplomacy
work effectively as part of a team

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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