Head of Accounts (Legal)
AJ Chambers is currently working with a leading and award winning Essex based Law Firm that specialises in a wide range of services and have a superlative client reach locally, nationally, and globally. Due to expansion, our client now have an exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced senior finance professional to help shape the future of a highly regarded firm.
As the Head of Accounts, you will be responsible for the daily running of the accounts department, ensuring all work is completed on time.
You will be preparing monthly management accounts and bespoke reports for the high-grade partners, as well as year-end accounts and journals.
You will be reviewing the billing to ensure targets are met, alongside cash flow reviews that are important for capital expenditure and business development.
You will have the opportunity to attend partners’ and finance meetings regularly.
You will get to deal with partner distribution and liaising with banks throughout the year to ensure all banking needs are met.
You will manage and process the firm's purchase ledger, payroll, RTI submission, VAT returns/payments alongside dealing with supplier queries.
You will be preparing annual performance reports and information for the annual SRA auditors whilst dealing with queries that arise.
You will be responsible for monitoring the firms working progress (WIP) and assessing internal controls in compliance with SRA rules, acting as the Compliance Office to the Firm.
You will be implementing and maintaining the credit control procedure, combined with managing the reconciliation of office and client accounts.
You will also have the opportunity to administer the treasury management and the firm's PI Insurance.
RemunerationThere will be an attractive package for the right candidate to include a competitive basic salary and pension plan, free parking, plus excellent career prospects within a prestigious firm.
For further information on this exciting new Head of Accounts position, please apply direct or contact Rhys Gillings at AJ Chambers.
Graduate/Trainee Recruitment Consultant
The Chambers Group is an award-winning and ambitious specialist recruitment group, focused within the Accountancy Practice, Commercial Finance, and Legal Practice sectors, based in Rochford, Essex.
The Group, consisting of AJ Chambers and Nelson Chambers, is currently growing due to success and in order to reach our goals, of becoming the number one trusted recruiter within each of the sectors in which we recruit.
Additionally to Recruitment, we have a specialist division offering Mergers and Acquisition services, utilising our unrivalled networks within our core sectors, and assisting business owners to realise their own growth, or succession, plans for their businesses.
We are currently recruiting for graduate trainees to join across both recruitment business areas.
As a graduate opportunity, full training would be provided, which is delivered via a mixture of online learning, where we have access to a market leading recruitment training platform, and in-person training delivered by one of our Directors. Training is ongoing throughout your time in the business, and not just for the initial induction period.
Our consultants all have the opportunity to develop their own small business niche within our framework, and this opportunity would suit someone ambitious and entrepreneurial. There is significant earning potential as the role develops.
Requirements:Educated to a degree level Ambitious and determined Excellent communication skills Enthusiasm to meet and speak to new people on a daily basis
Some of the benefits of working at The Chambers Group are:Flexible working model Uncapped, no threshold commission scheme New office coming soon, featuring an on-site gym and café Autonomous working environment Targets based around quality, not just numbers In-house and external specialist training Fully mapped out career progression pathway Group-wide profit share scheme Charitable and community work Quarterly company events Client networking and hospitality events, at places like Brands Hatch and Wembley
Every person has the opportunity to fulfill their own career growth plans through our career progression pathway. There are no barriers or glass ceilings; everyone is rewarded for their hard work.
If you are interested in finding out more, please apply or get in touch with Jason Reynolds at The Chambers Group.