Financial controller - Law firm

Playing a pivotal role in the finance team of one of London's most illustrious law firms, this opportunity will provide invaluable career development for an individual with longer-term ambitions to become a Finance Director.

The successful applicant will enjoy a varied role as Financial Controller; coordinating management and financial accounting and providing commercial finance support to the wider business, whilst managing and developing a small team.

You'll have the opportunity to hone your skills in financial controllership, to support business development with client pitches and pricing, and to work with the CFO to develop and deliver the finance team strategy. The role will also have a high level of interaction with partners and fee earners, presenting financial performance to them and acting in an advisory capacity to help educate on the levers of profitability.

Those who'll thrive in the firm will be proactive, self-motivated individuals who take pride in their work and who will seek way to continuously improve the performance of the finance function.

We are seeking a qualified accountant (ACA highly desirable), with significant post qualification experience within a professional services environment. Previous exposure to the legal sector, either from working in-house or through audit would be an advantage.

If you like the sound of this opportunity and feel you have a strong career profile for it, we'd love to hear from you. You can either apply now or contact Richard Hooper at Balance Recruitment to discuss this further in confidence.

Balance Recruitment is an award winning Recruitment Agency and is advertising this opportunity on behalf of a client. We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to promoting diversity.