Commercial Accountant

Level:
Other
Job Term:
Permanent
Location:
London
Position/Type:
Legal Finance
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
14/06/2017
Recruiter:
Osborne Clarke
Job Ref:

Due to the continued growth of Osborne Clarke's UK and International business, we have an exciting, new opportunity for a Commercial Accountant to join our Finance team. This is a full-time, permanent role that will be based in our London office.

Osborne Clarke is a leading International Legal Practice looking after a wide range of commercial clients such as Barclays, Facebook, Siemens and Vodafone. We are renowned for our unstuffy and supportive culture, encouraging all our people to make the most of their talent in a fast growing and exciting environment.

Our focussed strategy and open culture has been rewarded by winning two prestigious 'Law Firm of the Year' awards in 2015, as well as topping the Roll on Friday 'Firm of the Year' poll for Openness and Management Culture.

What you'll do

Reporting to the Commercial Finance and Pricing Director, this is an exciting new role for Osborne Clarke. The key responsibilities of the role will be to develop a financial reporting suite for financial management, profitability performance and investments, as well as developing a client profitability and pricing model to support the business and enhance client service.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Working with Commercial Finance & Pricing Director to develop a Financial management information suite to support the strategic goals of Osborne Clarke.
  • Support in the development of financial metrics and tools to support Financial reporting, profitability growth, pricing and Innovation.
  • Automate and simplify current financial reporting and adapt to stakeholder usage.
  • Deliver strong financial business partnering to UK practice groups.
  • Drive Practice Group and Sector financial performance.
  • Develop pricing methods to support business and client needs.
  • Develop and deliver commercial finance training across Osborne Clarke.

What we're looking for

You will:

  • Demonstrate a high level of professional expertise and insight into the commercial context of the firm.
  • Be degree educated, with relevant professional qualifications.
  • Have a highly developed understanding of business strategy, possibly supported by accountancy, MBA or other relevant business related qualifications.
  • Have 3-5 PQE experience in leading effective teams in a complex business environment, ideally within professional services.
  • Have expertise with Elite, Excel and Financial reporting tools.

Applications

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Closing Date:
14/07/2017

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