Totum Partners are delighted to be working with a leading public law barristers chambers who are looking for a Financial Controller. This role has overall responsibility for the finance function such as managing the day to day accounts function, providing accurate reports and analysis whilst delivering financial results in line with the expectations outlined by the management board within chambers. There will also be opportunities to help implement key strategies from a financial standpoint and give an opinion on financial impact.

The main finance duties include to take overall responsibility for the day to day financial aspects of Chambers and prepare accurate and timely management accounts including year-end accounts whilst working with the Chief Executive Officer to create proposals for financial strategic vision of the business. You will be required to improve systems, processes and procedures and ensure rigorous financial controls are in place. The role will also include leading on budgeting and forecasting activity, preparing financial models and cash flow forecasts. Other duties of the role include overseeing the invoicing and collection of Barristers’ fee contributions, managing payroll, VAT and corporation tax returns and ensuring the ledgers are maintained and bills are paid in line with supplier agreements. You will act as key contact for outsourced credit control function and be the main point of contact with external accountant.

Applicants should ideally be qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) accountants with experience in professional services, ideally with some law firm exposure or another chambers. The position requires a highly analytical individual with strong technical accounting skill and first rate organisation.

Job Details

Job Ref: 894535
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Contact

Dee Deol Dee Deol

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+44 (0) 20 7332 6330

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