Finance Director (legal) - Bedfordshire

Reference: JayFD_1520955498

Sector: Commercial

Job Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Branch: Peterborough

Location: Peterborough

Salary: £0 per annum

Posted: 13/03/2018

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 01733 353 599 & ask for Jay