Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Rare opportunity for a Chief Financial Officer to play a key role in a practices growth strategy. The Firm Our client is a well-established, niche practice with a network of offices offering high quality advice and representation to a range of clients. Staffed by a team of dedicated and specialised lawyers, who are committed to the provision of expert, practical advice in a personalised manner, they go above and beyond, ensuring excellence in client care at all stages of the process. Undergoing a period of growth and expansion they are now seeking a Chief Financial Officer in Guildford. The Role Reporting to the CEO, the successful Chief Financial Officer will have responsibility for the full finance function of the practice. Using skills and expertise gained from previous relevant roles within the legal services sector, the successful Chief Financial Officer will build and manage an expert financial team alongside a challenging workload to include: preparing the annual budget; analysis of financial data; financial reporting to higher management; data integrity; overseeing the payroll process; meeting audit requirements; submission of VAT and HMRC returns; cash flow management and; compliance with SRA requirements. Demonstrable leadership skills and a proven ability to build and manage a successful team will therefore be essential. Previous experience in legal aid would be highly advantageous but is not essential. If you are seeking a senior position within a growing and ambitious business offering an excellent salary and the chance to play a key role in expansion plans, please contact Jonathan for further information quoting reference JB26876. The Candidate You must be a qualified accountant; You will have a proven track record in a senior finance position in the legal framework; You must possess through knowledge of SRA regulations; Legal Aid experience is highly desirable but not essential; You must be results driven and commercially aware with impeccable attention to detail; You will possess demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to successfully build a team; You will thrive within a growth environment. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details
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