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Job Title MEA Working Capital - UAE National
Job Location Dubai
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support

The Team

The Working Capital Team is responsible for ensuring that client invoices are generated correctly and in accordance with client requirements and that they are processed and dispatched in a timely manner. Each Working Capital Administrator will be responsible for providing a high level of service to the firm's partners and supporting the partners in achieving the region's monthly working capital targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Working Capital Manager
  • Raising billing guides/draft bills/proformas and finalising bills on 3E in accordance with Partner instructions and client specific requirements
  • Ensuring bills are dispatched in a timely manner
  • Submission of bills on various eBilling platforms
  • Using 3E to make general matter, invoice or credit note enquiries
  • Matter data verification - checking new files for errors in billing related criteria and chasing for legal teams for corrections
  • Close liaison with lawyers and focal point for queries
  • Liaising with tax team to assess tax treatment of bills / resolving tax related queries from clients
  • Dealing with billing related queries on 3E
  • Day to day interaction with the Credit Control team to resolve queries and provide necessary back-up to support the collection process
  • Liaising with partners / billers in the regional offices to facilitate multi-jurisdictional billing
  • Ensuring that service level agreements are recorded and followed
  • Reviewing and utilising client funds as appropriate within billing process
  • Running various reports in 3E
  • Day to day housekeeping to include processing write-offs and closing files
  • Participating in billing review meetings with Partners with line manager
  • Undertake ad hoc responsibilities as required by line manager

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to at least high school level (an accounting qualification is desirable)
  • Have experience of working on 3E or Elite Enterprise, or a similar practice management system
  • Have 3-4 years of experience working in a similar role within a law firm or other professional services environment
  • Have excellent attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Have intermediate MS Office skills (Excel and Word in particular)
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with all levels of staff (particularly at Partner level)
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Have strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise key tasks
  • Be a team player with the flexibility to work additional hours when required
  • Be confident and enthusiastic

Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a global law firm which has quadrupled in size over the past decade.Revenues from the firm's 50+ offices* worldwide rose to £627million for the last financial year.The firm has over 1800 fee earners, across six continents, with 4000 staff advising corporates, financial institutions, private individuals and governments.

Clyde & Co, MEA

With over 30 years' experience in the region and the largest presence of any international law firm, we pride ourselves on being able to help clients recognise and overcome the challenges of doing business in the Middle East.

Our more than 40 partners and 150 legal professionals work from four offices located across the region. Our Dubai office acts as a central hub for our regional operations that include offices in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, Doha in Qatar and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Our large regional presence enables us to support our clients across the full spectrum of their corporate and commercial needs throughout the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and wider Levant.

Our deep sector knowledge covers insurance, energy, transport, infrastructure, marine and trade as well as aviation, education, defence, finance, healthcare, hospitality and technology.

*includes associated offices.