Leamington Spa
17 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Charlotte Waters
Full time
Contract type
Finance Director required for a multi accredited firm in Leamington Spa to provide accurate financial reports and manage a team.

The Firm
With offices throughout Warwickshire, this firm is one of the most prominent in the region and possesses multiple accreditations in various legal practice areas. Overall, our client is particularly lauded for its high standards of client care and practice management. The firm employs experts in their chosen fields and is set to continue on an upwards trajectory. They are now in the process of recruiting for a Finance Director for their Business Support Department based in their Leamington Spa office. 

The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Management Accountant to work as a Finance Director at a thriving Warwickshire firm. Working within the Business Support Department, you will provide accurate financial management information on all aspects of the firm’s finances and manage a team of legal cashiers, credit controllers, facilities and IT staff. You will ensure correct implementation of accounting standards and implement any changes. Overall, you will support the Operations and Finance member as well as deputising in their absence. Your key duties will include: compiling a monthly financial report; producing an actuals statement and balance sheet for the firm’s accountants and banks; delivering a monthly cash-flow forecast; producing a three year forecast of the funding needs of the firm; preparing a two year budget report.

Overall, your work will involve: informing the team of any changes in Accounting Standards; providing early warning by monitoring projected trends; planning for future practice developments; maintaining the accounts throughout the year; preparing in full the annual accounts and supervising the annual accounts audit; arranging funding required for IT and other capital expenditure; maintaining the asset register and; supporting the team in any ad hoc projects as required. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary and excellent career progression prospects.

The Candidate
Applications are encouraged from qualified Management Accountants.
Significant experience of professional partnerships, preferably solicitors, is required.
You will possess excellent report writing skills including Excel.
The successful Finance Director will have knowledge of SAR or a willingness to be trained in this area.
Overall, experience of staff management is essential.


For further details of this Finance Director vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01981281.


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