Finance Manager

Pearson Whiffin Accounts & Finance Recruitment
Maidstone, UK
16 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading law firm based in Maidstone are seeking a Finance Manager to support with the implementation of their financial strategy and deliver on all finance related projects.

Reporting into the Finance Director this role will include the management of a small team, therefore previous experience managing and developing a team is essential.

Liaising with partners and fee earners this role will require an experience individual who is looking to play a major part in the growth strategy of an already highly successful business.

Whilst managing your team a key aspect of this position is ensuring the effective coordination with the wider business in relation to the delivering on all future strategy plans.

The successful candidate will have a background working within a Legal Practice and will be working towards a formal accountancy qualification or already qualified.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and implementing changes to ensure operational finance procedures are commercially focused.
  • Meet changing business needs and regulatory requirements effectively and efficiently.
  • Driving integration of operational finance teams.
  • Adapting the operational finance teams and processes to IT system changes.
  • Overseeing the operational finance teams, including recruitment, management and development of staff.
  • Working with other teams to ensure that centralised billing processes meet business needs effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintaining robust WIP management and credit control processes.
  • Ensuring financial/operating procedures compliant.

Person Specification:
  • A background working within Legal Professional Services is essential
  • Managing a team including those at a Senior level.
  • A skilled problem solver.
  • Able to demonstrate the highest level of client care.

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified
  • General level of education including A-C grade GCSE results.

Salary up to £45K DOE.

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