Finance Manager

Marks Sattin
England, London, City of London
£350 - £400 per day
14 Sep 2020
12 Oct 2020
Kelvin Murphy
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Contract Type
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.