Finance Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Wace Morgan Solicitors for a Finance Manager as a Full Time position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the financial function within our SME Law Firm and a Legal background is desirable. Additionally as the Finance Manager you will be experienced in the following key areas:-

Essential

  • Controlling and monitoring financial activities of the Company
  • Prepare monthly Management Accounts and Budget variance analysis
  • Assist the Accountants in the preparation of the quarterly Management Accounts
  • VAT review and reconciliation
  • Budget setting and monitoring
  • Preparing and monitoring Cash Flow predictions
  • Report to the Board of Directors
  • Identifying Future Financial Trends
  • Payroll systems and processes
  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • Proficient in the use of Accountancy software

 

Desirable

  • Understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR 2019)
  • Assisting the MD in adhering to financial compliance and governance requirements with a strong emphasis on Risk Management
  • Assist the Directors in reaccreditation and surveillance visits in adherence with our Quality Assurance Standards
  • Assist the Directors in the strategic development of the Company that work to minimise financial risk.
  • Experience of using Case Management/Practice Management systems

 

You will need to be flexible with a can-do approach and also have the ability to work under pressure.

Wace Morgan have been established in Shrewsbury, Shropshire for over 250 years and are based in modern open-plan offices in the heart of Shrewsbury Town Centre. We are accredited members of both LawNet (ISO:9001 2015) and Lexcel Quality Standards.

Closing date for applications is Friday 8th November 2019.

To apply for the position please email a CV and cover letter to recruitment@wmlaw.co.uk