Finance Systems Manager

Recruiter
Adept Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Profile
An international law firm with their main office in London close to Liverpool Street and offices thorough Europe, Asia and America. They are a great company that has seen a steady increase in growth and job opportunities. They invest in their staff and encourage training and development and internal promotion

Outline of role
To provide leadership within the Global Accounts Team on all systems related activities; this will be a key role to assist the modernisation of the team as it delivers value to the firm as a whole. The business continues to grow and transform in terms of internal operations and improving delivery of legal services to clients. The role requires active management of the programme of change to ensure relevant stakeholders are identified and involved and their expectations met. The role also includes contributing to the increased efficiency and quality of the Global Accounting Function and working practices of the business as a whole by identifying issues that could be resolved or opportunities that could have a positive impact on the firms strategic objectives.

Experience
- An Aderant/CMS expert who has used and developed the system extensively in previous roles.
- Ability to programme in SQL and full use of SSRS reporting.
- An eye for detail; ability to work accurately and effectively even when under pressure. A proven track record of helping define and deliver change in the business.
- Display a positive and flexible approach to work.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to describe and present more technical/technological aspects of solutions to non-technical people.
- Planning and prioritising work and contributions from others to meet deadlines and manage expectations.
- Organised, thorough and accurate.
- Ability to work under own initiative as well as part of a team. Strong analysis and requirements gathering skills.
- Tactful and diplomatic when in pressured situations.
- Able to liaise and build relationships with members of staff at all levels. An eye for good working practices and how to promote these.
- Actively share information, knowledge and opportunities with others.

Day to day duties
- Work closely with all members of the Global Accounts Team looking to add value to all processes, always with an eye to promoting and developing efficiency; increasing the level of autonomy where possible.
- Review of Aderant modules currently in use and also licensed and not yet used (eg expert time, expenses and matter works) creating a plan for future development in line with senior management priorities.
- Attending the IT change control meetings to ensure that all changes to IT systems are carefully considered including their impact to Aderant.
- Maintain and develop the various finance reporting methods including the dashboards for partners and assistants. Working closely with all members of the Global Accounts Team to ensure that the team has the data and reports it needs.
- Manage projects end to end, from requirements gathering, development and testing through to implementation and handover to operational teams.
- Define and promote an approach to project management for the firm together with relevant documentation and processes.
- Lead and direct project teams (some members of which may be remote and not part of the accounts function) to ensure timely delivery of projects.
- Manage various stakeholders (including Aderant resources) and resources involved in projects and change initiatives with a focus on benefits realisation.
- Apply a mix of relevant management skills and approaches to deliver multiple projects and initiatives across the firm.
- Create and manage project plans and documentation and define and manage project budgets.
- Monitor and maintain project/portfolio and programme elements to identify progress and issues, prioritise items and produce and present update reports for delivery to the Finance Director and leadership teams of the firm.

To Apply
Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought

IMPORTANT NOTE
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within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we
positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your
interest.
Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.
Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability
to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
& an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment
Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its
Clients

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