Finance Manager

Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Liverpool, UK
14 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you good at driving success? Do you enjoy finding solutions and effecting change? Our client is looking for an impressive, dedicated and highly analytical Finance Manager who excels at managing projects and promoting positive change.

MBA are currently recruiting on behalf of an independent legal services solution who are committed to delivering relevant and refreshing legal support for clients which goes to the very heart of their needs. They break the traditional legal service mould to present their clients with a dynamic and cutting- edge alternative to traditional law firms.

This role is offered on a 12 month contract however there is the possibility of extension or becoming permanent at the end of the term. Reporting to the COFA and working daily with the Operations Director, you will own and lead the finance function in Liverpool. If you are a proactive finance professional with a passion for building relationships and trust in the numbers, then this role is worthy of your attention!

What you will be doing:
  • Completing a list of priority work within the 12 month period.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the finance function ensuring compliance with SAR Accounting Rules as well as Firm procedures
  • Preparation of Monthly and ad-hoc Management Accounting and performance reporting requirements
  • Monitor and direct the financial well-being of the company
  • Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice how the company and future business decisions might be impacted.
  • Producing financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses etc. and helping to develop long-term business plans based on these reports
  • Reviewing, monitoring and managing budgets
  • Implementing controls and checks, also writing financial policies to minimise risk
  • Developing strategies that work to minimise financial risk
  • Testing financial/ pricing models
  • Analysing market trends and competitors
  • Act as the Line Manager to the Finance Accounts Assistant

What we are looking for:
  • Experience of working at a similar level in a finance team preferably within a Legal firm or other regulated environment
  • Accountancy background is desirable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive in style, solutions focused

Can you say yes to the following?
  • Strong understanding/ willingness to learn SAR Accounting Rules
  • Proven experience of producing management accounts and reports
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Ability to collect, interpret and review financial information with the aim to predict future financial trends

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