19 Feb, 2019

Financial Controller - Chandler's Ford

  • Dutton Gregory
  • Chandler's Ford, UK
Full time Legal Finance Support

Job Description

We are looking for a driven professional to join our Accounts team in Chandler’s Ford as a Financial Controller.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for:

  • supervision and coaching of the established finance team (previous management experience is essential)
  • managing day to day Accounts operations including dealing with client monies
  • managing lock up (WIP, debtors and disbursements)
  • financial analysis to assess business performance
  • preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts
  • assisting with budgeting and outturn
  • other internal reporting requirements, which will be used at Board and Partner level
  • producing year-end partnership accounts
  • managing the LLP and SRA audit preparation work and liaising with the auditors
  • preparation of VAT returns

Knowledge and experience of the Solicitors Accounts Rules is preferred.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant with a positive can-do attitude and previous experience in a similar role working within an SME professional services environment, preferably legal.

You will have excellent communication skills and will excel in building relationships.  You will also have first-rate attention to detail, and a high level of IT literacy with strong excel skills.

Competitive Salary


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