We are recruiting for a Revenue Controller & Billing Supervisor to join our Finance team in Bristol.

The successful candidate will sit within the wider Finance department, as part of the Billing team, and will have responsibility for the revenue cycle of a significant number of partners, practice areas and key clients, as well as supervising members within the team. They will fulfil a crucial role in supporting the firm achieve its financial objectives and become a key point of contact for the business for financial matters.

This is a newly created role and will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to play an important role at an early stage in building a team who challenge and improve the approach taken to billing and revenue management.


Your Role

  • To supervise the day-to-day running of the Revenue Control and Billing function in conjunction with the Billing Manager
  • To oversee the successful management of the firm’s E-Billing & portal client requirements
  • Attend monthly meetings with the Credit Control supervisor to assist with resolving aged debt issues
  • The Revenue Controller and Billing Supervisor will be required to develop relationships with stakeholders internally to assist in driving performance and offering a pro-active and commercially focused support to partners and fee earners
  • Attending monthly revenue meetings with business groups to cover all aspects of WIP, disbursements, time management, matter data and billing
  • Assisting with month-end bill processing as required
  • Providing fee earners with client fee information, using relevant TLT finance systems to accurately report matter progress
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring matter data is accurate and reflects client requirements
  • Handling and resolving billing and matter data queries to ensure files are billed promptly and accurately
  • Collaborating with other Finance teams to ensure a co-ordinated approach to delivering a high quality, pro-active client service
  • Assisting the Billing Manager with client and team-specific reporting using relevant TLT finance systems
  • Maintaining professional regulatory standards and knowledge, e.g. UK VAT requirements & solicitors accounts rules
  • Assisting with the management of volume discounts and rebates where necessary
  • Recording and monitoring of various client billing arrangements (CFA, secondments, fixed fees etc.) and ensure progress is actively managed
  • Ensure files are correctly set-up and all relevant information is obtained for e-Billing purposes, and assist the wider billing team with submitting invoices to e-billing systems as required and resolving issues
  • To supervise the day-to-day running of the Revenue Control and Billing function in conjunction with the Billing Manager
  • To oversee the successful management of the firm’s E-Billing & portal client requirements
  • Attend monthly meetings with the Credit Control supervisor to assist with resolving aged debt issues.


Your Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding client service
  • Display excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to collaborate with colleagues and clients at all levels up to Partner
  • Demonstrates professional integrity and the ability to engage colleagues in the revenue cycle
  • Demonstrate a resilient and flexible attitude
  • Demonstrates the ability to work pro-actively under pressure and adapt to challenges
  • Demonstrates a growth mindset and a willingness to participate as part of the wider billing team
  • Experience using legal accounting systems (Connect, Aderant, Elite, ARCS, Creditforce I4G,
  • Previous experience working in a legal or professional services environment including exposure to billing, VAT and disbursements


Your Team

Our Finance and Procurement team are key to strategic decision making, providing key management information, data and analysis to ensure our business runs smoothly and that we comply with all our statutory and regulatory obligations. To do this effectively, these teams take responsibility for billing, payments, credit control, purchasing, client accounting, commercial business partnering, reporting, sourcing, buying and more.


About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,400 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2022 we were named Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance. 

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people. We’re happy to talk about how flexible working can work for you and this role. 

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Business professionals
Market Rate, Competive
Closing Date
Saturday 30 September 2023
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