Head of Finance

Wilkin Chapman
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Wilkin Chapman LLP is the largest law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire providing a wide range of legal services to both businesses and individuals. The firm regularly achieves department and individual recommendations in the UK's leading legal directories and has earned its position at 104 in the top 200 UK law firms. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Finance, based at our Grimsby office. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the Firm achieves its financial strategic objectives, with responsibility for the overall flow of financial information to key stakeholders.You will sit on the Firm’s operational Management Board and lead and motivate the Finance team to ensure an outstanding service is delivered to both internal and external clients. We are looking for someone with experience as a Head of Finance, preferably within the legal or professional services sectors and who is commercially minded with strong business acumen. Qualifications: Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified (or equivalent), including fellow status. Skills required: A track record of providing business-focused solutions that have contributed to the wider commercial agenda. An ability to work to tight deadlines. Advanced knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel. Experience of computerised accounting packages (in particular Liberate). Experience of PAYE, NIC and banking arrangements. Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills. Able to manage effective relationships across a number of stakeholders, with sufficient gravitas to influence change. Proactive and able to demonstrate initiative. A leader with the ability to motivate, direct and develop a team. Experience of the SRA regulations is desirable but not essential. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75261238

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