Totum are currently working with a top 30 UK law firm which is hiring its first dedicated Finance Systems specialist. Reporting into the senior financial management team and managing a team of two, the Finance Systems Manager will be responsible for managing the firm's core finance systems, month end close processes and reporting suites. The team’s focus is the firm’s practice management system (PMS), and Business Objects based reporting suites.

The role holder will have full responsibility for maintenance and development of the firm’s practice management system, and other core financial systems. This includes driving through continued improvement and development of finance systems and processes, considering the needs of the department, deploying new functionality where appropriate and managing upgrades including any related testing. The Finance Systems Manager will support the finance team with extraction of data, report design and development using SQL, providing ad-hoc analysis as required. They will also provide systems training and assistance to users, liaise frequently with the IT department and third party suppliers, maintain systems’ process documentation and troubleshoot finance systems and data issues.

Applicants should have advanced SQL skills and in-depth experience of managing a large legal Practice Management System (Elite or Aderant). An understanding of the finance function processes and revenue recording systems and proven ability to understand key financial metrics and terminology are both prerequisites. Previous experience of management information systems as well as knowledge of servers and database structures is also required.

Job Details

Job Ref: 894824
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000

Contact

Martyn Draper Martyn Draper

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+44 (0)20 7332 6326

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