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Fees Manager - Matrix Chambers - London

 
Closing Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019
Salary: Generous salary package
Send CV To: recruitment@grllegal.com
 

 

Our Client, Matrix Chambers is a leading set of Barristers’ Chambers in Gray’s Inn, London. Chambers is a multi-disciplinary set and has been cited by one of the leading directories as ‘the future of the Bar’ due to its innovative and modern approach. Chambers is also an accredited ‘Investors in People Platinum’ Organisation.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, Chambers is seeking to recruit a Fees Manager.

The successful candidate will ensure the smooth and effective management of their Fees Team, report directly to the Head of Finance and work alongside heads of other functions and the CEO, as well as working closely with members and clients.

The Role

Responsibilities

  • Fees collection – carrying out appropriate and timely fees collection to reach annual target.
  • Billing – processing details of work done by barristers onto a bespoke fees system, rendering fee notes and invoices including billing sensitive and often high profile cases.
  • Taxation and appeals – administrating taxation matters and appeal procedures.
  • Queries & service – dealing with both routine and complicated queries regarding fees and payments. Providing an overall excellent standard of service to members and their professional clients.
  • Member payments – managing the bank accounts used for receiving Barrister fees, including processing member fee payments.
  • Updates – keeping abreast of all developments and updates in fees in the legal industry.
  • Line management – line managing the Fees Team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Reporting – reporting to the Head of Finance on a regular basis, and to the CEO on a monthly basis.
  • Staff Team meetings – participate and contribute in meetings of the Staff Team.

Person Specification

This role would suit an experienced and confident fees professional, who is capable of being an influential and empathetic manager. Ideally, candidates will have experience of fees collection and billing in high-profile cases in a range of areas of law, however, there will be training opportunities for the right candidate if not already familiar with the processes in a barrister organisation.

The successful candidate will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • A calm pragmatic approach under pressure allied with the ability to prioritise and manage
  • A careful, organised and conscientious approach with strong numeracy experience and attention to detail
  • A flexible and co-operative attitude
  • At least four years’ previous experience in a similar role in a legal or professional services environment (essential)
  • At least two years line management experience (desirable)

A full job description is available.

To apply for this position, please forward a detailed covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, together with your CV to exclusively retained consultants GRL Legal LLP (GRL): recruitment@grllegal.com

For further details, please contact: Paul Reece preece@grllegal.com or Matthew Curness mcurness@grllegal.com

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 14 June 2019.  Early applications are encouraged with initial interviews for suitable candidates taking place immediately.

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