Head of Finance and Reporting (2663)

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Competitive Salary | Hybrid working | Exeter, Taunton or Truro

An award-winning, law firm is looking for a Head of Finance and Reporting to join their team. They are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Finance & Reporting to lead their finance team. This role is pivotal in ensuring the operational delivery of top-tier finance services and the development of a robust reporting suite, aligning with the firm’s strategic financial goals. The ideal candidate will drive financial performance and engage with key stakeholders to achieve excellence.

This role offers a Hybrid working model based in their Taunton, Exeter or Truro offices. 

This is a full-time opportunity working 9 am-5.15 pm Monday to Friday  

Responsibilities of the Head of Finance and Reporting include: - 

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis: Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts, Conducting month/quarter-end adjustments and reconciliations, Overseeing annual budgetary and forecasting processes
  • Relationship and Team Management: Acting as a trusted advisor to the Executive Committee and key stakeholders, Building strong relationships with Partners and colleagues through effective communication, Supervising the Finance Manager and supporting team members
  • Continuous Improvement: Documenting and improving internal processes and controls, Assisting in planning and implementing operational changes

Requirements of the Head of Finance and Reporting include: - 

  • Previous experience in a similar role,
  • CCAB-qualified Accountant with a minimum of 6 years of experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and complex finance systems.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering regulations.
  • Experience managing large teams and within a professional/legal environment.
  • Proven expertise with legal Practice Management Systems


The company likes its team to feel rewarded for a job well done. As well as a competitive salary they offer;  

  • Hybrid Working with regular access to the Exeter or Taunton office 
  • 25 days’ holiday per year plus Bank holidays and your birthday 
  • Three additional days’ paid leave to support good causes 
  • Comprehensive wellbeing support 
  • Life assurance 
  • Private medical insurance schemes 
  • Progression opportunities –including, regular training, qualification options, mentorship, and continued professional development. 

Recruitment Consultant: Jo Howell 

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