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Financial Controller – Legal 500 law firm – Hybrid working – Progression prospects

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  • Hybrid working 
  • Future progression opportunities for leadership 
  • Legal 500 law firm 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to join a highly respected, award-winning law firm based in South Manchester.  

The role comes with an excellent package and a fantastic approach to flexible working, as you’ll be able to work from home for part of the week. There is also scope for further career progression into a leadership role in the future. 

Reporting to the Finance Director, this hands-on role will be responsible for overseeing the day-day financial control operations of the business and preparing management accounts, budgets and forecasts, and general financial reporting for the firm. You will support the Finance team during SRA audits and monitor cash flow, WIP and value of work.  

The right candidate will have experience in a similar role within a law firm and must be able to work with limited supervision from the Finance Director. You will also be ACA or ACCA qualified. 

The firm has an excellent reputation as an employer and is well-known for its exceptional company culture. Its team have a staff retention rate of over 90% and a 99% employee confidence rating in their leaders. 

On top of a very competitive salary and an excellent work-life balance, you’ll receive a range of additional benefits including generous annual leave, private healthcare and subsidised gym membership. 

How to apply for this role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kathryn McGeoghegan at Realm Recruit.  

Kathryn is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting Commercial Insurance, Costs and Legal Support Professionals. She works with firms of all shapes and sizes across the North West. If you are looking for a new position, Kathryn is ready to help you make a move.    

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Key details


£50,000 - £62,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Secretarial & Admin

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