IPS Finance is recruiting a Head of Finance for a law firm in Leeds.
The Head of Finance is a key member of the management team overseeing all financial aspects of the strategy for the business and is responsible for the flow of information to the Directors, the management team and, where necessary, other internal and external parties including statutory and regulatory authorities.
The postholder will be responsible for company reporting, including preparation of management accounts, reporting on business unit and sector performance, identifying good performance, trends and areas for improvement. Cash flow management, budgets and forecasts and providing comparisons with actuals.
The role supports the partners on strategy, growth opportunities and potential M&A activity, producing cash flow models, looking at pricing, implementing opportunities for margin improvement, reporting on fees and productivity. You will contribute to the development and preparation of strategic plans and provide support and guidance to heads of department.
We are looking for a qualified or exceptional qualified by experience accountant. Previous experience in a law firm or professional services firm with knowledge of SAR/COFA would be advantageous although not essential.