Receiveables Manager

Job Description

Title: Receiveables Manager

Company Name: Elias Recruitment Pty Limited

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

Receiveables Manager

  • This role is a route into Operations Management within Legal Services Sector
  • We are looking for an Entrepernial Commerically minded individual
  • Drive efficiently- manage working capital levels
Our client an international law firm has an exciting new opportunity to join a rapidly expanding insurance, litigation and cyber incident response practice. The team is led by an internationally recognised leader in their field.
The practice is dynamic, innovative and has a strong focus on team culture.

About the role

The operations team is integral to the future success of the practice therefore a newly created position has been created dedicated to support the team. We are looking for someone to help manage the working capital levels, in particular the rate at which they collect billed receivables This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter to develop their career within a practice that offers flexibility and a focus on personal development. You will play an instrumental role in driving the financial health of the practice. We are looking for a highly motivated and resourceful problem solver who is career minded and looking to use this role as a route into Operations Management for the Legal Services Sector. The role is suited to a methodical mindset with not only a careful, calm and collaborative approach but also a focus on quality, detail and results. A strong work ethic will be expected to thrive working in this fast-paced environment. The role will also assist more broadly with other financial and operational requirements across the team, as required.

Key responsibilities
  • Developing, operating and continuously improving a set of tools, processes and controls that increase the rate of payment for all bills and reduce the amount that age over 45 days
  • Setting up and driving action plans to collect receivables that have aged beyond 45 days; Identifying the reason for non-payment; agreeing actions to solve within the practice; coordinating activity to execute the plan; reporting progress; identifying risks to delivery and escalating where unable to solve
  • Identifying issues that are the root cause of payment delays and developing process and controls to reduce recurrence
  •  Collaborating effectively with clients and colleagues within the practice as well as the firm's Credit Control and other Finance teams
  • Provide assistance with the preparation of client reporting
  •  Assist the team with other financial tasks as required including but not limited to the end-to- end billing process, general invoice enquiries, invoice reconciliation and creating disbursement invoices
  • Supporting the practice-management technology platform.
      About You 
  • Ideally you will have worked for one the Big 4 or at least have experiences within legal services finance either in credit control or billing.  
  • You haver clear , concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters Elite 3E would be advantageous but not essential.
  • You are comfortable working in a high volume fast paced environment.
  • Highly motivated self starter with a roll your sleeves up attitude to work.
Enviable role with a rewarding career path and scope for internal promotion.  This position is a natural progression into an operational role guaranteed.

I look forward to chatting with you soon.  Feel free to call Nadine on 0451 362 110 for a confidential chat or apply online now.
Nadine Hanrahan on
Ph: 0451 362 110
Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
At Elias Recruitment we consider referrals to be the highest form of flattery. As an added bonus we offer a financial incentive for any candidate who is referred to and successfully placed by us. If the advertised role is not for you but you know someone who it may suit or may be interested in a job move generally, please ask them to contact [email protected] and mention your name.
Our client an international law firm has an exciting new opportunity to join a rapidly expanding insurance, litigation and cyber incident response practice. The team is led by an internationally recognised leader in their field.
The practice is dynamic, innovative and has a strong focus on team culture.

About the role

The operations team is integral to the future success of the practice therefore a newly created position has been created dedicated to support the team. We are looking for someone to help manage the working capital levels, in particular the rate at which they collect billed receivables This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter to develop their career within a practice that offers flexibility and a focus on personal development. You will play an instrumental role in driving the financial health of the practice. We are looking for a highly motivated and resourceful problem solver who is career minded and looking to use this role as a route into Operations Management for the Legal Services Sector. The role is suited to a methodical mindset with not only a careful, calm and collaborative approach but also a focus on quality, detail and results. A strong work ethic will be expected to thrive working in this fast-paced environment. The role will also assist more broadly with other financial and operational requirements across the team, as required.

Key responsibilities
  • Developing, operating and continuously improving a set of tools, processes and controls that increase the rate of payment for all bills and reduce the amount that age over 45 days
  • Setting up and driving action plans to collect receivables that have aged beyond 45 days; Identifying the reason for non-payment; agreeing actions to solve within the practice; coordinating activity to execute the plan; reporting progress; identifying risks to delivery and escalating where unable to solve
  • Identifying issues that are the root cause of payment delays and developing process and controls to reduce recurrence
  •  Collaborating effectively with clients and colleagues within the practice as well as the firm's Credit Control and other Finance teams
  • Provide assistance with the preparation of client reporting
  •  Assist the team with other financial tasks as required including but not limited to the end-to- end billing process, general invoice enquiries, invoice reconciliation and creating disbursement invoices
  • Supporting the practice-management technology platform.
      About You 
  • Ideally you will have worked for one the Big 4 or at least have experiences within legal services finance either in credit control or billing.  
  • You haver clear , concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters Elite 3E would be advantageous but not essential.
  • You are comfortable working in a high volume fast paced environment.
  • Highly motivated self starter with a roll your sleeves up attitude to work.
Enviable role with a rewarding career path and scope for internal promotion.  This position is a natural progression into an operational role guaranteed.

I look forward to chatting with you soon.  Feel free to call Nadine on 0451 362 110 for a confidential chat or apply online now.

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