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Working Capital Controller

Hays Senior Finance
London, England
GBP30000.00 - GBP40000.00 per annum
Closing date
27 Oct 2022

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Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
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Job Details

Working Capital Controller / Up to £40,000 salary plus bonuses / Permanent Position / Legal Firm

Your new company
With offices in London, Oxford, Cardiff, Belfast, Dublin and Hong Kong, we are recognised by clients and industry alike as being distinct for our unique culture, market-leading practice areas, sector focused approach and for providing solutions to complex, multijurisdictional business challenges, with a pragmatic and human touch. We have two things at our core: people - both ours and our clients'- and a focus on creative, tech and innovative businesses.

Your new role
Reporting to the Working Capital Manager, the WCC will be responsible for supporting the EIR division and some fee earners from CMI division although this may change from time to time.Organising and attending monthly WIP/billing meetings with partners and associates in the designated divisions, the WCC will be responsible for all activities in the billing life-cycle, including:

  • Assisting with raising pro-forma, engrossing and all other billing related processing;
  • Liaising with Business Divisional Manager, Partners and Associates to maximise billing for each division;
  • Setting up monthly billing routines, as required;
  • Dealing with ledger queries and credit note requests, as appropriate;
  • Following up on billing promises;
  • Arranging for pro-formas to be raised and/or diarised;
  • Chasing outstanding pro-formas on a weekly basis;
  • Processing all WIP write-offs and transfers;
  • Occasional releasing of payments

What you'll need to succeed

  • Billing experience and experience of using Elite preferred, however not essential.
  • Experience working within professional services, ideally legal.
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to learn new finance systems quickly

What you'll get in return

  • Flexible Working
  • Hybrid working
  • Up to £40,000 salary
  • Up to £5,000 in annual performance based bonuses

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

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We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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