Finance Manager

Recruiter
Marks Sattin
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£350 - £400 per day
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
12 Oct 2020
Ref
KMFMA
Contact
Kelvin Murphy
Job Title
Finance Manager
Category
Law
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

My Client, a leading Law firm in based in London, is looking for a Finance Manager to lead their team for the next 4-6 months.

You will manage a team of 6 and report to the financial controller.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide strong leadership, support and direct management to a finance team of 6 staff including general accounts, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll officers
  • Ensure statutory compliance with BAS, PAYG, Payroll Tax, Superannuation, Workers Compensation, FBT and Business Insurances
  • Prepare and manage bank, general ledger, cashflow and cost centre reconciliations processes on weekly and monthly cycles as required
  • Drive process improvement initiatives and implement financial control strategies to support business growth, risk mitigation and optimise accounting functions
  • Analyse data and prepare meaningful statistical insights and metrics to operational management teams along with full corporate P&L statement reporting to the company board
  • Review and investigate cost discrepancies and variance analysis around labour and material costings
  • Manage external relationships with auditing and regulatory bodies in meeting both legislative compliance and corporate governance guidelines.

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA qualification is a must and ideally from a big 4 Practice
  • Previous experience within a Law enviroment is a must
  • Minimum 5 years' demonstrated experience in commercial practice accounting
  • Advanced Software and Microsoft Excel skills along with general SAS and ERP exposure
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and analytical skills with a high standard of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience working in a fast paced, deadline focused and high-volume labour workforce orientated role (500+ employees)
  • An excellent communicator with strong leadership and negotiations skills able to motivate a team and develop strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience in multi-site and client management reporting
  • Experience in multi-site gross margin management reporting

Due to high volumes only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for this role.