Totum Partners are delighted to be working with a leading top 15 global law firm.  My client is looking to appoint a new Commercial Finance Manager to work in conjunction with the Senior Commercial Finance Manager and other team members to maximise profitability of the firm. The role will support sector group leaders via insightful and timely financial reporting, as well as ad hoc analysis in support of sector objectives.

The main duties of the role will be to manage, co-ordinate and produce sector group reporting, including discussion and review of performance with sector group leaders to improve profitability. You will provide insightful financial support and challenge to Client Partners during client deep dives including proposals for profit improvement. You will business partner where required when bespoke support is needed by Client Partners such as fee negotiations, working capital issues or ongoing KPI concerns. The Commercial Finance Manager will establish and grow key stakeholder relationships with the leaders across the sectors. Being able to understand and know the numbers in detail yet discuss them with Partners in a commercial and insightful manner is an invaluable skill, whilst simultaneously building a rapport. You will also provide pitch support for partners covering tenders to clients including pricing, alternative fee proposals and ongoing post tender review.

Applicants should be Qualified Accountants with at least 2 years PQE working within the legal or professional sector. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to influence key business strategies and initiatives and be able to take a strategic view of the business and impact on Finance to improve and deliver a proactive service. Strong commercial awareness is key with experience in understanding complex and diverse business requirements. You must be service oriented with experience of stakeholder management & the potential to establish a polished reputation in the business quickly.

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Job Details

Job Ref: 893776
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: £60,000

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