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Legal Financial Controller

  • Location London
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH105793

A leading Top 50 Law firm based in the City of London is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller position. The role will act as the No2 in Finance and will be responsible for leading the month end process, Tax and transactional accounting teams. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants great ownership, team management and an opportunity to be a senior leader within the business

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of the annual statutory accounts and monthly management accounts
  • Managing the year end process including liaising with the Auditors and Tax advisors
  • Working with the outsourced Payroll provider to ensure the global payroll is managed effectively.
  • Responsible for preparation of the cashflow reporting and forecasting.
  • Managing the monthly reconciliations and intercompany
  • Responsible for all aspects of Client Money accounting
  • Support the Firms Accounting system and any process improvement / transformation
  • Management of the Transactional Accounting team
  • Involvement in projects as and when required.

Key Skills

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience working in the Legal / Professional Services sector - ideally with SARs experience
  • Prior experience of managing a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive attitude

If interested in applying for this role, please contact Andy Young on