An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Manager to join our dynamic and collaborative Accounts team.  The role will support and work closely with the General Manager, Financial Operations with month end duties, BAS preparation and monthly management accounts including the day to day management of financial operation functions.  The Finance Manager will also play an important role in leading, motivating and supporting the Accounts Clerks to deliver an exceptional quality and high performing service that provides transactional and administrative support to the firm.

 

Responsibilities

Assist in preparation of financial reports and reconciliations for management and client purposes;

Oversee routine financial and administrative transaction processing including; revenue, receivables, payroll, timekeeping, asset management, investments, expenses, WIP management, and trust accounting;

Coach and develop the transaction team equipping them to deliver a high quality, efficient and effective service that is continuously improving and highly responsive to internal and external client needs;

Review and refine internal control procedures;

Understand and participate in the management and setting of firm budgets;

Ability to become a subject matter expert for the practice management financial system and engage in functional enhancement projects;

First point of contact for administrative and professional staff, including attending secretarial and practice group meetings to present and champion any new/existing financial processes or procedures;

Train new staff during inductions and within the accounting and finance team;

Work alongside other administrative and client facing teams to resolve client requests and deliver effective support across all office locations;

Data integrity analysis including correcting and/or resolving client detail amendment requests and duplicating names;

Data cleansing including a review of client matter ledgers to improve the accuracy and reliability of system reports;

Provide cover for absent team members;

Other duties and tasks as and when required.

The Successful Candidate

To join our high performing team, you will demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

Proven experience in a similar finance role, ideally in a professional services firm;

High degree of computer literacy including a sound working knowledge of Excel and/or SQL is highly advantageous;

Sound understanding of the ledger management process and knowledge of trust accounting processes and associated regulatory framework;

Demonstrated working knowledge and experience in legal practice management systems, ideally working with Aderant;

Ability to manage the demands of a busy role including high levels of organisation and efficiency and the ability to remain calm and composed under pressure;

Capability to consistently meet deadlines with conflicting priorities;

Experience with managing and supervising staff;

Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills;

A strong sense of proactivity and initiative; and

High attention to detail.

 

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https://clientapps.jobadder.com/49624/hopgoodganim/365042/finance-manager