Finance Manager

Location: London, Greater London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH251212_1631193433

NEW Finance Manager position available at top global law firm support to the Financial Controller for the London legal practice as well as their alternative legal solutions businesses.

Role and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Management Accounts team and monitor service in relation to management / financial accounts
  • Review monthly P&Ls and commentary, and assist in review of London monthly P&Ls and commentary and investigation of issues
  • Prepare monthly reports and other financial analysis as required
  • Hold regular meetings with your internal stakeholders to develop a detailed understanding of their business, their key drivers and future plans and liaise with them on their results
  • Management of and accounting for client volume discount arrangements, including working with revenue team, marketing team and the global pricing team
  • Maintain financial controls to prevent and detect fraud or errors
  • Co-ordinate and provide key support to management teams to prepare firm's global budget and forecast
  • Assist with the Group audit and provide reports and analysis as required
  • Work with the Group Finance team to ensure that the needs of the firms are addressed when changes to Finance systems are considered
  • Understand the firms group accounting / Finance policies, anticipate where compliance with such policies is likely to cause issues for the firms strategy and develop constructive, workable solutions
  • Proactively seek process improvements, including reporting and use of finance systems, with the aim of improving accuracy, consistency and efficiency
  • Develop close relationships with group pricing, finance systems and group reporting teams in London, local BD team and peers across the network

The role requires applicants to have:

  • An Accountancy qualification - ACCA/ACA
  • Experience working in large firm previously, ideally within professional services
  • Strong emphasis on financial controls
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS