Legal Finance Accounts Manager

Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Hol: 28+STAT, Com.Pension, Pvt.Health, DiS
22 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Northamptonshire Jobs
Contract Type
Full Time
11241 - Legal Finance Accounts Manager Job Spec
Location: Northampton

Our Client, a leading firm of Solicitors based in Northampton, are seeking to recruit an experienced Legal Finance Accounts Manager to join their highly prestigious firm on a full-time permanent basis.

A growing SME who last year turned over £7m, you will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the Legal Cashier Accounts team. The successful candidate will possess solid legal sector experience, have working knowledge of SRA Accounts, bringing with them a strong set of skills with the ability to multitask. The ability to be self-motivated and professional is essential and you will possess superb communication skills. Reporting to the Finance Director, your role will also involve supporting the team to cover the following;

Duties / Responsibilities
*Processing & recording of all Client and Office receipts,
*Bills, payments & internal transfers,
*Working in accordance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules,
*Daily bank reconciliations,
*Accounts to trial balance for two legal entities,
*Processing journals, accruals, prepayments & CAPEX,
*Completion of VAT returns,
*Oversee credit control & purchase ledger function,
*Liaising with auditors,
*Training & supervising a team of cashiers.

Reporting to: Finance Director

*Five years plus experience working as manager of a finance team,
*Experience of working in legal partnerships,
*Essential: the ability to take on COFA role together with an understanding of corporate & personal tax,
*The ability to think strategically & work pro-actively on behalf of the practice,
*An effective report writer who is adept at making presentations,
*An ability to commute reliably to the office base is essential as is an ability to work extended hours on occasions when required,
*Clean or near-clean driving licence.

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: full-time Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm (45mins lunch / 1hr on Friday)
*Holiday: 28 days + STAT
*Pension: 1:1 employee/employer ratio, matched up to 4%
*Private healthcare with the ability to add spouse and/or dependants
*Income protection (pays a percentage of salary after 6 months sickness absence)
*Health screening
*Childcare vouchers
*Death-in-service benefit after 6 months qualifying period (3x salary)
*Discounted health club / gym membership

If you're interested & believe you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11241) on 0116 254 9404.

Paul Mitchell Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

By applying to this vacancy you are consenting to Paul Mitchell Associates contacting you and processing your data in line with our Privacy Policy under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations).

If you do not consent to Paul Mitchell Associates contacting you and processing your data in line with GDPR please DO NOT apply.

For further information relating to our Privacy Policy please visit our website.

More searches like this