Commercial Accountant - London

  • Osborne Clarke
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 03, 2018
Full time Law Firm Management Legal Cashier

Job Description

Job Title   Commercial Accountant           Department   Finance   Job Location   Bristol or London   Role   Business Services   Description

We have an exciting, new opportunity for a Commercial Accountant to join our Finance team. This is a full-time, permanent role that can be based in our Bristol or London office.

Osborne Clarke is a leading International Legal Practice looking after a wide range of commercial clients such as Barclays, Facebook, Siemens and Vodafone. We are renowned for our unstuffy and supportive culture, encouraging all our people to make the most of their talent in a fast growing and exciting environment.

Our focussed strategy and open culture has been rewarded by winning two prestigious 'Law Firm of the Year' awards in 2015, as well as topping the Roll on Friday 'Firm of the Year' poll for Openness and Management Culture.

What you'll do

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance and Pricing, the main purpose of the role will be to develop a financial reporting suite for financial management, profitability performance and investments.

You will also support in the development of new financial metrics and tools to support financial reporting, profitability growth, pricing and innovation to maximise profitability. Automating and simplifying current financial reporting and adapting to stakeholder usage will also be key.

The role holder will be required to build strong working relationships with stakeholders across the firm, delivering strong financial business partnering to UK practice groups, as well as demonstrating a high level of professional expertise and insight into the commercial context of the firm.

What we're looking for

You will be a Finance professional with a background in legal and/or professional services sectors. This will be paired with proven experience in leading effective teams in complex business environments.

Also required:

  • Highly developed understanding of business strategy, supported by accountancy, MBA or other relevant business related qualification.
  • Strong commercial awareness with experience and ability in understanding complex and diverse business requirements
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with an ability to write insightful financial and commercial commentaries based upon sound financial management
  • Expertise with Elite, Excel and Financial reporting tools is essential
  • Degree educated, with relevant professional qualifications.


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 Osborne Clarke LLP is an inclusive working environment and values diversity in its workforce.