Financial Controller

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
REF: BBBH229352_1547540735

A well-known, large law firm are in search of a Financial Controller to cover a maternity leave for their London office. You will be positioned in the well-established finance department and report into the Finance Director. Altogether providing operational, commercial and strategic support to the partners and fee earner and wider business services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Report into and closely work with the Finance Director to oversee all aspects of financial operations.
  • Take responsibility for the budgeting, forecasting and planning, year-end reporting, management accounts and monthly reporting, partner accounting and tax, client and office accounts, finance systems and payroll.
  • Assist the transactional team (7) and their day to day financial operations including accounts payable and expense, billing and credit control.
  • Manage the day to day operations of the Hong Kong Finance department. Ensure that best delivery in class BAU service to the global business.
  • Assist in the implementation of their new Finance System, Elite 3e.
  • Partake in the annual partner remuneration process.
  • Leading and delivering the annual reforecasting process and annual budget process.

The firm are looking for an individual that is a qualified accountant and has previous legal sector experience and understanding of the law firm operating model.

Key skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Managerial experience
  • High attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Highly organised and capable of managing conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong influencing skills and leadership skills.
  • Great strategy and operation awareness.
  • IT literate - especially with Excel and Elite

If this role is of interest to you, please apply today!