Financial Controller

Posted 28 February 2023
Salary £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a leading law firm, based in Reading, is currently hiring for a Financial Controller to oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the accounting department including all reporting, financial administration and improving organizational processes and procedures across the board within the accounting function.


  • Management of financial staff and financial oversight
    • Supervise, coach, appraise and develop all direct and indirect reports in the finance team
    • Ensure group/legal financial policies/regulations are adhered to with a string culture of robust internal controls
    • Organise, structure, allocate workload within the finance department
  • Financial/legal reporting
    • Responsible for delivering periodic financial reports
    • Responsible for any ad-hoc reports that support the management of the business
    • Responsible for legal reporting
    • Supervision and management of working capital with a view to reducing lock up and facilitating conversion to cashflow
  • ERP/IT and process improvement
    • Supervise all processes in the integrated ERP system


  • 3 years of experience working in a similar role
  • NVQ level 3 or above in accounting, or equivalent professional qualification (i.e., AAT, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Strong Microsoft office skills, particularly Excel
  • Experience with integrated ERP systems

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday-Friday. Hybrid working, offices based in Reading.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects.

Please apply online to be considered.