Head of Finance - Leading Barristers' Chambers

Closing Date:

Wednesday 26th April 2023


£70-90k, plus benefits – Hybrid/Flexible working – (over 3-5 days)



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About this Job

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the ‘Head of Finance’ has significant responsibility supporting the management and delivery of Chamber’s operational financial obligations. Working as part of the senior leadership team, they will also provide detailed information, analysis, and insight to enable the provision of a professional financial service throughout Chambers.

Our client is now seeking an individual with the energy, skills, and ability.

About this Employer

Our client is a highly regarded specialist Barristers’ Chambers with a formidable reputation and is recognised for excellence across all its key practice areas. Members of Chambers and Staff are also acknowledged for providing outstanding client service.

Person Specification

  • CIMA, ACCA, or ACA qualified and with relevant financial management experienced gained in a similarly fast paced professional environment.
  • Demonstrable experience in the preparation and delivery of management accounts.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills capable of leading and influencing others successfully.
  • Strong analytical skills, the ability to collate and present detailed information clearly and concisely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial planning and strategy.
  • Preparation of management accounts and detailed budgeting and reporting.
  • Assessing, managing, and minimising financial risk.
  • Management and on-going development of the finance team
  • Analysing, reporting, and forecasting on key financial performance indicators and trends.
  • Financial management – ensuring accountability, acting as Chambers’ ‘money laundering officer’.
  • Ensuring development of robust financial systems and processes – ongoing review.