Business Manager

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
REF: BBBH219876_1529318296

Business Manager - 12-month contract

Leading International Law Firm

As a senior member of the Practice Group Management Team, this role is a focused finance business partner providing hands on support and guidance to one of the firm's practice groups and up to two of the firm's key sectors, supporting their strategy and the group's business plan.

The Role:

  • The financial management of the group with a strong focus on profitability
  • Budgeting, re-forecasting, financial analysis and reporting
  • Pricing of bids, tenders and client proposals
  • Implementation of the firm's strategy and the group business plan
  • The preparation of information necessary to support proposals for lateral hires and fee earner promotions
  • Working closely with the business manager team to ensure co-ordination between practice group, Sectors and firm wide and regional objectives and establishes best practice decision support across the firm, including the facilitation of cross group, cross office and cross geography working
  • Assisting in the development of firm-wide business solutions and processes to meet the current and future requirements of the firm's clients; to adapt those solutions and processes to meet changing market conditions and to ensure a consistently high quality of service throughout the firm

Key requirements:

Minimum 10 years in a finance business partnering position, ideally within a law firm but will consider wider professional services.

Qualified accountant with strong knowledge of financial management of a group (profitability) budgeting, re-forecasting, financial analysis and reporting or pricing.

Proven experience of building teams and working with varied and cross-functional teams, to include IT, HR, BD and Finance.

Proven excellent communication skills

Personal attributes include:

Effective communicator

Strategic thinker

Problem solver and decision maker

Self-starter but with the ability to work as part of a team and in a matrix organisation

Persuasive presenter, facilitator and negotiator with the gravitas and ability to engage and gain support throughout the organisation

Analytical, strategic and commercial in approach

Highly motivated, pro-active with drive and determination

If you are confident that you have the skills and experience required, apply today to avoid missing out. Olivia.kelly@ambition.co.uk / 0207 430 7275