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Finance Operations Manager

Location: Manchester Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum

A well known and established Law firm based just outside of the city centre of Manchester is looking for a Finance Manager on a full time, permanent basis to manage the Operational Finance team.

Working closely with the Finance Director, you will be involved in decision making and therefore this would make a great opportunity for someone looking to have a real impact on the finance team.

You will be joining a dynamic and fast paced finance team therefore applicants should have considerable experience in a busy accounting environment with a strong background team management.

Key aspects of the role will include:

  • Management of the Operational Finance Team Managers Cashiers (Data Input), Credit Control and Payroll
  • Manage performance in line with the departmental strategy, ensuring high employee engagement and productivity
  • In conjunction with the team managers work closely with the Learning and Development department to develop training programs for the transactional Finance team.
  • To drive process and efficiency improvements across the 3 teams
  • Provision of technical financial advice to operational departments with particular reference to the Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR) and VAT.
  • Reviewing and assessing internal financial procedures/controls to ensure compliance with all regulatory and internal guidelines
  • Assist the Head of Finance with any new system implementations
  • VAT Returns and Liaison with HMRC
  • Liaison with Auditors
  • Liaison with Clients and Suppliers


  • Proven people management and development skills
  • Detailed knowledge of the Solicitor's Accounts rules
  • Previous legal industry experience

If you feel you have the correct attributes for the position, then please don't hesitate to apply by sending your CV to

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