Senior Project Accountant

Key Appointments UK Ltd
14 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Job role
We are exclusively working on behalf of an impressive and well-established professional services business. Innovative in their approach and priding themselves on excellent quality of service, they are a highly reputable national law firm, offering their customers a wide range of legal services including Conveyancing, Personal Injury, Family & Employment Law. Based from their impressive and newly refurbished Leeds City centre offices, they are creating a new position on the back of a capital restructuring exercise. As Operations Finance Manager, you will work closely with the Financial Controller, taking responsibility for daily cash / working capital management and reporting, ensuring optimum use of cash resources across the business. You will be responsible for all asset based finance activity and be the key point of contact with the 3rd party funders, ensuring a close relationship is maintained. You will also manage key relationships with internal stakeholders such as Group Reporting, Finance Business Partners, Business Intelligence & Legal staff. Your influence on all these operations will be key to improving group cash flow, cash generation and minimising interest and debt service costs. You will help implement efficient processes and procedures, along with driving improved treasury activities such as: Long term cash forecasting; KPI reporting; Cost of debt analysis; Asset pipeline reporting; Short term cash reporting & forecasting. This represents a fantastic opportunity to make a genuine ‘add-value’ impact on the business, and where a realistic opportunity exists to expand your remit moving forward. You will either be qualified in accountancy or treasury (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/ACMA/ACT), or qualified by experience, and must possess a knowledge and experience of asset based finance or invoice discounting. Experience from the professional services sector will naturally prove advantageous, however a background from any industry will be considered with the relevant transferable skills. This will best suit a strong character with confidence and a high degree of commercial acumen, as influencing and analytical skills are essential in this challenging and fast paced environment. As interviews are due to be conducted asap, you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.
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