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FINANCE DIRECTOR

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Salary
Competitive
Location
Nottingham
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Our client is a leading law firm with a national reputation. It places people at the heart of its strategy, providing clients with a high quality of service & advice across four broad areas of work Insurance, Public Sector, Health & Corporate.

The firm employs just over 700 people including 90 partners. Its people are the key to its success & this was recognised by the firm’s inclusion in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2013. The majority of people in the firm are based in the main Nottingham offices with the remainder divided between the Birmingham office & relatively smaller, but strategically important presences in London, Exeter & Manchester.

Overview
Due to the current incumbent planning to stand down this year, the firm is looking to recruit a new Finance Director. Reporting to the Managing Partner & managing a team of 30, the first priority of the new appointee will be to take responsibility for the provision of financial information to the Managing Partner, the strategy & operations boards &, where necessary, external parties such as banks, auditors, regulators & HMRC.

In addition to financial planning, this role will have a responsibility for championing both financial change & innovation while overseeing control of the firm’s accounting function & processes.

Purpose of the Role
• To review the current structure of the finance function and to identify and shape progressive initiatives in terms of finance quality standards, finance IT systems etc
• To identify solutions in terms of business & cash efficiencies, ensuring that management information is commercially well presented for cash flow & budget planning/review purposes.
• To take on & develop the regulatory supervisory roles of COFA & of deputy MLRO
• To advise on capital requirements, debt, taxation, project costing, equity & acquisitions as appropriate: developing strong banking relationships as part of such initiatives.
• To develop & manage robust relationships with partners & other internal clients.

Person specification
Leadership
• Proven track record of successfully operating at a senior level within a partnership culture
• Ability to achieve excellence in all areas of business through successful management of a range of resources
• Champions change & effectively manages & communicates the implementation of new ideas & initiatives

Personal
• Innovative skills & strategic vision
• Excellent communications skills & track record in terms of building & managing/motivating teams in support of client projects & internal initiatives

Professional
• Degree-level education & an MBA or similar would be advantageous
• Qualified member of a relevant accountancy body (e.g. ACCA)
• Experience operating in a similar senior finance role, managing a team of finance professionals

Please submit your CV in Word format

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FINANCE DIRECTOR

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Recruiter
Totum Partners
Salary
Competitive
Location
Nottingham
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Our client is a leading law firm with a national reputation. It places people at the heart of its strategy, providing clients with a high quality of service & advice across four broad areas of work; Insurance, Public Sector, Health & Corporate.



The firm employs just over 700 people including 90 partners. Its people are the key to its success & this was recognised by the firm’s inclusion in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2013. The majority of people in the firm are based in the main Nottingham offices with the remainder divided between the Birmingham office & relatively smaller, but strategically important presences in London, Exeter & Manchester.



Overview

Due to the current incumbent planning to stand down this year, the firm is looking to recruit a new Finance Director. Reporting to the Managing Partner & managing a team of 30, the first priority of the new appointee will be to take responsibility for the provision of financial information to the Managing Partner, the strategy & operations boards &, where necessary, external parties such as banks, auditors, regulators & HMRC.



In addition to financial planning, this role will have a responsibility for championing both financial change & innovation while overseeing control of the firm’s accounting function & processes.

Purpose of the Role

* To review the current structure of the finance function and to identify and shape progressive initiatives in terms of finance quality standards, finance IT systems etc
* To identify solutions in terms of business & cash efficiencies, ensuring that management information is commercially well presented for cash flow & budget planning/review purposes.
* To take on & develop the regulatory supervisory roles of COFA & of deputy MLRO
* To advise on capital requirements, debt, taxation, project costing, equity & acquisitions as appropriate: developing strong banking relationships as part of such initiatives.
* To develop & manage robust relationships with partners & other internal clients.

Person specification

Leadership

* Proven track record of successfully operating at a senior level within a partnership culture
* Ability to achieve excellence in all areas of business through successful management of a range of resources
* Champions change & effectively manages & communicates the implementation of new ideas & initiatives

Personal

* Innovative skills & strategic vision
* Excellent communications skills & track record in terms of building & managing/motivating teams in support of client projects & internal initiatives

Professional

* Degree-level education & an MBA or similar would be advantageous
* Qualified member of a relevant accountancy body (e.g. ACCA)
* Experience operating in a similar senior finance role, managing a team of finance professionals

Please submit your CV in Word format

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Contact
Jessica Hill
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