Deputy Finance Manager
Location: London Type: Permanent, Full-time Salary: £45,000

Leading London firm are looking for a Deputy Finance Manager to assist in the efficient running of the Accounts Department and manage the team. The firm are looking for someone with strong leadership skills and a proactive hands on approach. The primary function will be to manage all areas of the firm’s finance and compliance issues including liaising with the SRA, Law Society, insurers, auditors and HMRC and the role will encompass all aspects of cashiering, payroll, billing, basic management accounts, debt management reports and analysis and VAT returns. The duties and responsibilities will be very wide ranging but please below for a select few (for the full job spec, please send your CV through and if you have relevant experience, we will be in touch):

  • Supervising office and client receipts and payments
  • Processing Bills and credit notes
  • Responsibility for foreign accounts
  • Tracking Debt Recovery
  • Responsibility for audit
  • Maintaining and writing Extend Reports
  • Responsibility for financial reports at month end
  • Generating monthly Financial Trends Graphs
  • Supervising cover for accounts, dealing with sickness and holiday absences
  • Reviewing time and disbursement balances
  • Supervising purchase ledger

Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be liaising with clients, Partners, bankers and outside accountants. You must also have a good understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules and very good working knowledge of Elite Enterprise 3.10 Accounting System. Ambitious practice with plenty of support and ideal for someone looking to progress in a very successful, stable firm where you can make the job your own and potentially develop the role.

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