Finance Director, L&BS - Legal - Jersey

  • Job Reference: 46291
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2023
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  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Compliance/Risk/Internal Audit
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client, an award-winning legal office is currently looking for a Finance Director to join their Legal and Business Services team based in their Jersey office.

Operating as part of the Global Finance, this senior leadership role will be responsible for managing the Legal and Business Services Finance team, improving financial performance and maintaining robust financial controls.

You will work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team, Partners and Business Services Directors to monitor and improve business performance and will support and implement initiatives to achieve its financial and wider strategic objectives.

You will be qualified and hold CIMA/ACCA/ICAEW with strong people management skills plus at least five years' experience of leading and developing a team along with at least five years' experience within a law firm or professional services setting in a senior role. Strong people management skills with at least five years team management experience.

Proven experience of developing and delivering clear, accurate and relevant reports to aid decision making. Confidence to operate and have a view at board level and the ability to influence behaviour at Partner and senior management level. Ability to demonstrate a high degree of numeracy and analytical thinking.

Excellent commercial acumen and exceptional analysis and financial modelling skills. Excellent presentation skills. Strong IT skills are required in MS applications, especially Excel and Powerpoint.

Please note that we can only accept applications from candidates who are either local, or have lived in Jersey continuously for the last 5 years at this time.

If you have prior experience of working within compliance, please contact Emma Muirhead on 01534 753014 or alternatively send your current CV by e-mail to

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