Finance Director (legal) - Bedfordshire

13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Director - Bedfordshire

Salary negotiable

My client is looking for a highly experienced, technically strong and commercially minded senior finance leader, with a track record of success working within a law firm.

You will be a strategic thinker and commercially minded with previous relevant experience within the legal environment and a comprehensive understanding of Solicitor Accounts Rules and Solicitor Regulatory Authority (SRA) rules.

As Finance Director your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

* Reviewing the monthly management accounts and writing the monthly finance reports.
* Budgeting and forecasting
* Audit and statutory accounts preparation
* VAT and taxation
* Strategic planning
* Day-to- day and annual responsibility for the firms Accounts, Tax and Audit requirements
* Managing a small team
* Mergers and Acquisitions, from due diligence through to advisory work
* Attending monthly management committee meetings
* Attending finance committee meeting and full Partners' meetings
* Managing key finance-relevant external relationships
* Various ad-hoc projects

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant experience in a similar role, or be an ambitious ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with experience working in the legal sector.

The ability to effectively manage a small team, while simultaneously undertaking both a hands-on and strategic Finance Director role is essential.

Salary is commensurate with experience and we offer additional staff benefits after a qualifying period.

Please apply of call (Apply online only) & ask for Jay

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