Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: 628_1560269824
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2019 17:17

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with one of the fastest growing new Law Firms in London. The company has financial backing from a large investor and now has over 25 locations globally. The business offers multi- disciplinary services and is one of the most exciting businesses to work for in the UK. The company are looking for a new Financial Controller to report into the Finance Director.

Key duties:

  • Management and development of a team of five staff including annual appraisals, promoting, career development and performance guidance.
  • Produced annual accounts for statutory audit, and dealt with queries from the auditors
  • Monthly management reporting that includes individual statistics showing KPI's, profit and loss, cash flow forecast and balance sheet.
  • Assist in the budgeting process and producing a detailed salaries model for income and profitably analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) accounts rules
  • Ensuring practice operated within its agreed overdraft facility.
  • Along with FD develop daily production report showing activity across the firm and departments.
  • Produce daily reporting package for partners showing fees and hours recorded versus budget, cash book position and valuation of work in progress and debtors across department and teams.
  • Streamline the billing process improving efficiencies and productivity.
  • Provide financial input for new client introduction process to ensure compliance with Law Society guidelines and anti-money laundering procedures.

Key skills and experience:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Previous legal experience
  • Good knowledge of Excel - intermediate to advance.
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.

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