Head of Finance - Legal - Birmingham - £85,000

Recruiter
Circle Group Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£70k - £85k pa + Benefits
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Finance - Legal - Birmingham - £85,000 Head of Finance with experience of leading a team of legal cashiers and ideally some credit control experience is required by a leading law firm based in central Birmingham This Head of Finance for their Birmingham based Finance team will play an integral part of the firm's UK Business Operations group The Head of Finance will oversee all client-focused finance based projects and processes. You will also provide leadership to the finance managers who manage the legal cashiering team as well as a small credit control function & compliance team. The experience you should have: - Strong leadership and management experience - Previous experience with a law firm or solicitors as part of the finance team - Experience of a legal cashiering is essential while some exposure to credit control is desirable but not essential. - Excellent legal financial background with a good understanding of how legal cashiering transactions and credit control interact with the rest of the business and overall finance team. - Some experience of the Solicitors Accounts Rules Your duties will include: - Lead a large finance team and be senior person in the business - Improve finance processes in order that they are designed and performed as efficiently as possible; to allow the finance staff to manage increasing volume, and to minimise the impact of finance processes on Solicitors and senior fee earners - Educate all stakeholders to ensure the law firm is acting within the Solicitors Accounts Rules with financial transactions, so to achieve SRA audits - Make sure the finance processes allow for the best client experience through financial interactions with the law firm - Be an integral part of the transformation to a new finance system - Provide effective leadership of the Legal Cashiering team, Credit Control function, the senior management of these teams and the compliance team - My client is looking to pay starting salary of between £70,000 - £85,000 + Benefits. To apply send your CV to *********************************** or press apply now. Keywords: Head of Finance - Legal - Birmingham - £85,000 Circle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Earn yourself a referral bonus if you refer somebody else who fills the role! We also offer an iPad if you refer a new client to us and we recruit for them. Follow us on Facebook - Circle Recruitment , Twitter - @Circle_Rec and LinkedIn - Circle Recruitment.
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