Head of Finance - Legal Firm

JS Recruitment UK
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Finance to join a leading, award winning Legal Firm based on the outskirts of Leeds.

The Head of Finance is a key member of the Management Team and will oversee all financial aspects of the strategy for the business. In addition, the successful candidate will take responsibility for the flow of information to the Directors, the Management Team and, where necessary other internal and external parties such as employees, clients, suppliers, statutory and regulatory authorities.

We are keen to speak with commercially astute candidates who have a demonstrable track record at senior level, ideally from a legal or professional services environment.


  • A minimum of 5-year experience in a senior financial accounting role
  • A qualified member of a relevant professional accounting body e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ACA
  • Knowledge of all the usual Finance software e.g. Sage
  • Fully competent and ability to prepare full management accounts monthly to include P & L, Balance Sheet
  • A natural leader, ability to work proactively alongside the Directors as part of the management team. A team player and motivator of colleagues and team members
  • An excellent communicator with a passion for the financials and using them as a tool for driving understanding and improvement
  • Takes ownership of difficult issues
  • Commercially aware with a strong desire to play a part in the wider development and improved financial performance of the business
  • Debt recovery experience
  • Experience of COFA and SRA accounting rules

As soon as a decision has been reached, we will contact shortlisted applicants to arrange interviews.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.

KEYWORDS: Head of Finance, Finance Director, Financial Controller, Senior Accountant, Senior Finance, Financial Business Partner

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80368214

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