LEGAL ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
07 Sep 2018
Ref
CE02344921
Contact
Chris Ewles
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Legal 500 firm in central London seeks a Legal Accounts Manager with experience and knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules.

The Firm
Our client is a forward thinking and dynamic, Legal 500 law firm based in the City. Offering a broad range of expertise to clients in the UK and overseas, they are committed to understanding each client and their particular legal and commercial needs. A young and dynamic firm led by specialists in each field, they are growing steadily within a highly competitive market. Our client is now seeking a Legal Accounts Manager for its office in central London.

The Role
Responsible for the financial operations of the firm, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Accounts Manager to work in the heart of London at a successful firm ranked in the Legal 500. You will deliver a solid financial structure for the growth of the firm, producing financial reports and developing strategies based on financial research. Overall, you will guide Directors in making sound business decisions in the long and short term. Specifically, your duties will involve: monitoring the day-to-day financial operations within the firm, such as payroll, invoicing, banking, petty cash, finance slips and credit card reconciliations; contracting outside services for financial needs such as tax preparation; tracking the firm’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement; researching methods to minimise financial risk to the company; analysing financial reports and market trends; reviewing financial data and preparing monthly and annual reports; presenting reports to Directors and Managers in formal meetings; keeping up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes; establishing and maintaining financial policies and procedures for the firm and; maintaining knowledge, understanding and compliance regarding the Solicitors Accounts Rules and financial regulations and legislation. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary and a supportive work environment with the opportunity for career progression.  

The Candidate
Applications are encouraged from qualified Legal Cashiers, Legal Accounts Managers and Finance Managers with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role within the legal field.
Specific experience and knowledge of the Solicitors Accounts Rules are required.
Compliance Officer for Finance Administration (COFA) status or the aim to achieve this would be advantageous.
Experience and knowledge of money laundering regulations are essential.
The successful Legal Accounts Manager will have management skills and experience.
An understanding of data privacy standards is required.
With solid written and verbal communication skills, you will also possess public speaking skills.
A deep understanding of business principles and practices is a pre-requisite.
Overall, the firm has requested the successful candidate possesses the following attributes: organisational skills, planning skills, research skills, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, IT skills, multi-tasking abilities, integrity and honesty.

LEGAL ACCOUNTS MANAGER

For further details of this Legal Accounts Manager vacancy, please contact Chris quoting reference CE02344921.

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