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Head Of Finance


In the 7 years since Lance Mason began trading, we have achieved exceptional growth in the North West, despite the various legal reforms affecting the sector. At this stage of our journey, we are recruiting for a dynamic, agile, and energetic individual to join our Team, in the Head of Finance position. We are at a critical and exciting stage of our journey, having recently acquired a new 32,000 square foot building which will soon become our Headquarters. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join our organisation at a key period of our growth journey, offering huge scope for development.

Reporting directly into the Managing Director, the Head of Finance will be responsible for the business’ Targets, Turnover, and Financial Deliverables. This position will oversee the Firm’s Financial Forecast, and ensure the relevant structures and processes are in place to continue our growth journey. The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified accountant, preferably with a background in the legal sector, and must have experience of managing a team of circa 15 members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of the Finance Department, ensuring the team is well drilled, and provided with continuous training, coaching, and feedback, in line with the business’ Training & Development Programme
  • Setting members Targets, KPI’s, and Deliverables, followed by fortnightly member reviews to monitor movement. There will also be a formal Termly (every 4 months) review with each member
  • Overseeing and managing the firm’s Collections Team ensuring turnover targets are met and exceeded
  • Growing the Firm’s secondary revenue streams, including the B2C areas of income
  • Overseeing and managing the production of the monthly Management Accounts
  • Analysing the Management Accounts to produce an Executive Summary of the key highlights, alongside any business recommendations to improve profitability
  • Production and analysis of the Firm’s Monthly/Annual Targets and Financial Forecast, using appropriate Financial Models
  • Managing any recruitment within the Finance Department, including taking interviews and conducting SWOT analysis of candidates
  • Ensuring the team’s morale is kept high and that members remain focussed on completing the job to a high standard
  • Creating and implementing robust processes to create efficiencies whilst remaining compliant with our governing bodies and our core values
  • Overseeing the production and analysis of the business’ Management Information, providing feedback to the Management Team at the relevant business platforms
  • Chairing the business’ fortnightly Finance Meeting with the Leadership Team


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