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Lender Services Finance Manager

Employer
Additional Resources Ltd
Location
Aberdeen, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Lender Services Finance Manager - Aberdeen

Salary - Competitive

Full-time, Permanent

The Company

Our client is well established leading law firm having offices based in Scotland and England, they offer range of legal services to individuals and businesses. Our specialist lawyers, independent financial advisers and property experts act for thousands of private and commercial clients across the country.

Role

They are looking for an experienced Finance Manager in their busy Lender Services department based in their main office in Aberdeen. The successful individual will report to the Accounts Operations Director and would be responsible for the management and overseeing of client servicing, billing, debt collection, accounting systems, processes, controls and timely and accurate reporting for Lender Services finances.

Responsibilities
  • Managing a ring fenced Lender Services finance team to ensure client service level agreements (SLA's) are met
  • Setting targets and providing support and training for the team
  • Complete awareness and familiarity with all Lender clients' financial requirements as detailed within their individual SLA's
  • Ensuring that all lender clients are invoiced accurately within Contractual timelines
  • Ensuring, where required, the accurate and timely distribution of funds to and from lender clients
  • Responsible for, debtor management and recovery
  • Responsible for audit feedback from lender clients on finance sections
  • Responsible for management reporting including performance against financial targets
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reporting to Senior Management
  • Review risks and set the appropriate controls to mitigate risks
  • Ensure processes and controls are documented and that controls are operated to maintain an efficient credit control and escalation process
  • Liaise with Finance departments of Lender clients in a prompt and professional manger
  • Provide agreed and signed off invoicing process bibles to the Lender clients keeping audit trail of changes
  • Ensure Scottish Law Society and SRA rules and all other legal requirements are adhered to
  • Continually review processes to seek efficiencies and improvements.
  • Assist with Tenders for new contracts ensuring that new contracts can be serviced efficiently and profitably
  • Ensure LSPG Policies and Procedures are adhered to at all times

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of professional services' firm including regulatory rules regarding management of client funds under Scottish and English Law Society rules
  • Experience of working in a controlled and deadline-driven environment
  • High level of commercial awareness with an understanding and appreciation of business practices, approaches, organisation and culture
  • Project management
  • Excellent data analytical skills and advanced level of Excel experience
  • Experience and ability to work under own initiative and keep management and stakeholders engaged and updated with progress
  • Team management, bulk billing automation
  • Clear and concise written and oral communication
  • Desirable to have (ICAS, ACCA, or equivalent qualification)

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003

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