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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Finance Manager

Manchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

A rapidly growing, successful Legal firm in the city centre of Manchester is looking for their first Finance Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis.

Working alongside the co-founders, you will be part of the senior leadership team and play a key role in the decision making and development of the company as a whole, whilst having a hands-on approach to the accounting function.

Key aspects of the role will include:

  • To contribute to the development of the company strategy, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate working closely with the Directors.
  • To play a key role in building a firm which is focussed on business growth as well as achieving efficiency.
  • To manage and build effective and respected relationships with partners, clients, contacts, prospects and all team members.
  • To grow the Finance departments in terms of heads and developing/improving current processes and implementing new.
  • Working with our outsourced transactional team on the day to day accounting process for both office and client account.
  • Production of the board pack, month end reports and reconciliations.
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts and other financial transactions.
  • Ensuring compliance with the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies including SRA and HMRC.
  • Setting the annual budget and responsibility for overseeing and managing the budgets.
  • Working with the Partners on financial management of their clients and matters.


  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • At least 3 years' experience working within a finance department of a commercial legal firm.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Highly commercial and analytical
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast paced environment

This position is set to develop into a Finance Director position within the next 18 months as the company continues to grow therefore this position would suit a extremely driven and highly ambitious candidate.

If this position is of interest, please don't hesitate to apply by sending your CV for immediate consideration.

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