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Finance Director - Legal

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Dugdale

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Emma Dugdale

Sewell Wallis are working with a regional Legal firm who are looking to recruit a Finance Director - up to £80k, DOE.

Reporting to the Partners, you will take overall responsibility of the finance team and other key duties will include:-

Managing the budgeting and reforecasting process
Preparing monthly management accounts
Reviewing the monthly payroll
Providing finance support to business managers throughout the firm
Checking monthly bank reconciliations
Analysing business performance
Quarterly VAT returns
Developing and delivering strategic plans
Making recommendations on strategies
Evaluating finance systems
Ensuring finance objectives are met


Fully qualified Accountant, ideally ACA/ACCA/CIMA
Experience of working within the Legal/Professional Services sector
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Solid IT skills
Ideally knowledge of SRA rules
The ability to manage and develop a finance team
Good commercial acumen

For further details please contact Emma Dugdale or Lucy Regan.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.