One of the City’s most prestigious law firms is currently looking for a Commercial Finance & Pricing Manager to join it’s well-established finance function. This is a newly created role so has the potential for an ambitious, driven individual to really make their mark in the role. Reporting into the Finance Director, it will have lots of contact with Partners and fee earning teams and as such the prospect of being able to have a direct impact on the performance of the business.

The role is for a qualified accountant with experience of working in a commercial accounting role and used to supporting deal pricing and strategic pitch proposals. The incumbent will play a central leading role in delivering improvements in Pricing and Profitability across the firm. This will involve working on a number of linked / related projects which are part of a programme aimed at improving efficiency and productivity. Working closely with the Senior Analyst they will help to develop systems, analysis and tools to help with matter costing, budgeting and monitoring. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Bids manager and relevant Client and Matter partners on pricing new deals and pitch proposals. The role also involves the provision of more general commercial accounting support to key practice groups in relation to profitability and performance analysis and general business and commercial planning. 

Applicants will ideally be qualified accountants (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent) with experience of working in commercial accounting roles in a professional services environment, preferably the legal industry. Strong communication skills and the ability to deal with senior stakeholders are both prerequisites as are excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel. Flexibility and a hands on approach are also both required. This is a Greenfield role and as such requires someone with the energy and vision to drive the commercial finance function forward.


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Job Details

Job Ref: 23245
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive


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