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Revenue Controller

Burges Salmon
Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
Closing date
1 Sep 2024

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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 

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


Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
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+44 (0) 117 939 2000
One Glass Wharf
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