Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a local law firm based in Bradford who are on the look out for a new Finance Director after a recent retirement.
This family feel organisation, take pride in giving back to their employees and delivering excellent customer service throughout everything they do. They offer a welcoming and flexible working environment and have gone from strength to strength over a number of years
This exciting new opportunity for a Finance Director to join them will report straight into the Managing Partner and will be responsible for ensuring the firm's financial performance is consistently profitable and in line with strategic objectives. The Finance Director will manage 5 departments across the business and will be responsible for effective man management in order to maximise everyone's potential in the team.
Your main duties will consist of the following, however expect your role to grow and develop over time as the firm continues to expand.
-Preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts, with the support of one assistant accountant
-Delegate work effectively to your team, developing people where required to take on more responsibility
-Oversee a medium sized finance team consisting of an Assistant Accountant, Senior Legal Cashier and a Compliance Officer
-Prepare Management Information for the monthly accounts pack
-Prepare to be a hands-on individual who is comfortable checking and signing bank reconciliations and VAT returns
-Evaluate finance systems and make improvements where required
-Manage the budgeting and reforecasting process
-Monthly reporting to the Board highly key issues for discussion and proposing actions and solutions
-Develop and deliver the strategic plans in line with the Board to meet objectives
Our client requires a qualified individual for this position with experience in a firm of Limited company accounts and SRA Accounts rules.
Aside from the technical requirements, you need to be a self-starter who can effectively manage a medium sized team and consistently lead by example.
For further information please get in touch with Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale.
To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.
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