Working Capital Manager – International Law Firm

ALS International
Full Time
Senior (6-10 years)
Bachelor
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Working Capital Manager – International Law Firm

Location: Hong Kong

Our client is a leading international law firm with many years of history in Asia. Currently, they are looking for a high caliber Working Capital professional to join the regional finance team. This role is responsible for revenue and credit control functions across a number of regional offices and supports 40 partners. You will report to the Head of Finance and lead a team of 4 staff.

Debt Collections and WIP management:

  • Meeting regularly with partners and senior internal stakeholders, and working within a specific approach and structured plans to achieve targets.
  • Chasing of debts and handling disputes, as well as seeking continuous improvements across the function are also key activities.

Billings:

  • Review and monitor the WIP of each Partner and strive for timely billings.
  • Coordination of all Asia billers to ensure timely and accurate issuance of all bills, and be the key local contact point for e-billing to make sure all issues are followed through promptly.
  • Advising partners on all billing-related queries (rates, tax, currency and banking issue, etc.) will also be required.

Reporting & Compliance:

  • Prepare and present monthly reports to Management of the key performance indicators on billing, debt and WIP for the region.
  • Ensure client money is maintained in accordance with the relevant legislative authorities and the law society.
  • Support the month-end closing & group annual audit, focusing on AR and WIP related areas, together with the preparation of monthly cash forecasts including customer collection

Relationships:

Working closely with the Head of Finance, there will be a need to have effective and sensitive communication with Partners and secretaries across the region.

Suitable candidates should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum of 8 years in professional services sector, with at least three years of experience in a supervisory/managerial role in a sizeable firm.
  • Previous experience within a law firm would be an advantage but not necessary, as would be working knowledge of PRC collection issues.
  • Sound knowledge of collection tactics and working with credit control processes
  • Previous experience in a team leadership capacity is a must
  • Polished communication skills, with an excellent command of Chinese and English
  • Experience in using Elite a distinct advantage

To apply for the above position, please send your udpated resume in WORD format to [email redacted, apply via Jobable] or contact Amy Kwok on +852 2920 9115 for further information. 


Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Audit
  • Bill Payment
  • Credit Analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Tax
  • Team Management