Director of Finance

Ryder Reid Legal Ltd
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Cutting edge City based law firm, part of a major US-based international legal services business, is seeking a Finance Director who will be instrumental in delivering the next phase of the firm's growth and development. You will be responsible for all aspects of the firm's financial management and control and provide strategic support to senior management in developing the firm and ensuring that its growth ambitions are fulfilled. Duties will include, but are not limited to, managing the finance team and all day-to-day finance operations, providing relevant management information on a timely basis including monthly management accounts, producing statutory financial statements for the partnership, ensuring the firm's compliance with the Solicitors' Accounts Rules, managing cash flow and all dealings with the firm's bankers, running annual budget and quarterly forecasting processes, managing the firm's payroll and associated employee benefits, ensuring the firm's processes are adequate to ensure compliance with local tax legislation, managing the preparation of partnership tax returns in co-operation with tax advisers and in accordance with applicable legislation, suggesting and implementing improvements to financial systems and processes and liaising with auditors and other advisors. You must be educated to degree level and ACA/ACCA qualified as well as possessing up to date knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS. In addition, you must have excellent communication and influencing skills to work effectively with partnership team and have prior similar experience in a law firm. For a comprehensive job specification, please contact us immediately.