Financial Director - Legal Services

Nixon Caunce Associates
Liverpool, Merseyside
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About Our Client

Thriving legal services business based on the outskirts of Liverpool are looking to recruit an FD in a newly created role to oversee the finance department and continue to support the partners as the firm continues to grow.

Job Description

The FD will play a pivotal role within the finance department and work closely with the partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct management of the accounts team
  • Preparation, management and review of budgeting and forecasting processes to provide the board of directors with meaningful financial information to facilitate the continued growth of the company
  • Preparation, management and review of the monthly management accounts
  • Management of cash flow ensuring the company has sufficient funds in meeting its liabilities as they fall due.
  • Management of accounting systems and other internally used software
  • Liaising with the external accountants with regard to managing the statutory accounts and corporation tax process.
  • Preparation of monthly board packs for monthly board meetings
  • Management of the company’s insurance contracts, ensuring it has the appropriate cover in all areas.
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns.
  • Financial support and analysis to all parts of the business
  • Looking at process improvements, increased efficiencies, identifying areas of weakness/lack of profitability, internal controls
  • Ensuring the company adheres to the guidelines set out within SRA (Solicitor Accounts Rules)

The Successful Applicant

Qualified ACA/ACCA or CIMA Accountant looking for their next step with a growing company. Previous experience of managing staff and developing individuals and experience within Legal Services is a must.

What's on Offer

Base salary of £40,000 to £50,000 depending on experience plus a comprehensive benefits package

Apply for this job

To be considered for this role please send your CV to Oliver at Nixon Caunce Associates Liverpool by clicking the 'apply' button.