Totum are pleased to be working with one of the City’s leading law firms who is looking to recruit a Pricing & Project Accountant into its Business Management team. Reporting into a member of the senior management team in the core finance function, this is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a progressive law firm in a highly commercial role.
The purpose of the position is to support the annual financial planning processes, provide input and solutions to pricing of bids and tenders to clients and also support the end to end process of matters management focusing on pricing and client profitability reviews. The main duties and responsibilities include offering financial and accounting expertise to finance projects; assisting in the production of annual budget and forecasts; working with partners and bid teams on pricing and rate agreements; reviewing matter’s profitability post-completion; and producing and interpreting financial information for departments, partners and fee earners.
The position requires a qualified accountant with excellent commercial accounting experience preferably in a law firm environment although individuals with a background in large professional service firms will also be considered. An excellent team player with a track record of being able to work in cross-functional project teams (including IT, BD and HR), the role requires a strong communicator who is able to translate financial information to non-finance professional in a digestible and understandable way.
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