Head of Finance

England, London
£80000 - £90000 per annum
03 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Joseph Park
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified accountant with previous Financial Controller/Finance Director experience to join a mid-tier law firm as their new Head of Finance.

Client Details

My client is a mid-tier law firm with growth plans and ongoing support function projects which this role will be involved in leading. They are a professional outfit but balance this well with having a relaxed and co-operative culture.


This Head of Finance role will play a key role in the support services management team and have the following key responsibilities:

- Management of a team of 10 with an existing strong number 2;

- Delivery of all firmwide reporting requirements with a specific focus on driving MI production;

- Lead on commercial activities to assess client performance and drive profitability;

- Ownership for roll out of new system;

- Deliver financial support to CEO of support services and to partners as required;

- Ad hoc reporting and analysis as required.


As a strong applicant for this position you will:

- Be a qualified accountant with a recognised qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA);

- Demonstrate strong team management experience;

- Possess strong technical reporting skills and be comfortable leading reporting cycles;

- Demonstrate a background in process improvement, systems implementations/upgrades, or general project management;

- Be comfortable in a professional services environment (ideally with previous sector experience);

- Have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage key stakehodler relationships.

Job Offer

The offer to the successful candidate will be between £80,000-£90,000 + benefits including, pension, PMI, flexi benefits, and 25 days annual leave. You will also have the opportunity to work at senior management level, lead a team, and help drive the firm forwards.

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