Finance Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lily Hudson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Start date:


This role is a world-renowned law firm. They specalise in complex cases that often involve an international element. This role will report directly into the Finance Director.

The main responsibilities will be:

  • Setting up new P&L and Balance Sheet hierarchy and structure in our accounting software
  • Setting the bases for recharge allocations
  • Month end accounting (accruals, prepayments, recharges)
  • Supporting the implementation of balance sheet controls & reconciliations
  • Periodic cash reporting
  • Operational reporting for cost centres
  • Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process for costs
  • Partnering with the relevant business staff to drive cost efficiencies
  • Overseeing the purchase ledger posting process
  • General process and policy improvements


  • A strong degree level education from a top university
  • Recently qualified CIMA (or ACA/ACCA)


  • Strong analytical skills and a talent for influencing people
  • Positive, curious, creative and open-minded
  • Highly organised and with a good eye for details
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Tenacious and able to work under pressure
  • A real desire to understand how our business operates and succeeds


The position is full time and permanent.

Start date: As soon as possible, early February 2019 at the latest.

Salary: £45-52k (dependant on experience) per annum with excellent employee benefits: private health and dental insurance, company pension scheme and subsidised fitness club membership.

Holidays: 25 days per annum.


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