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Job Reference: SP1226

Head of Accounts

  • Location: Suffolk
  • Position: Head of Accounts
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Head of Accounts - Suffolk

We are looking for a commercially minded accounts professional who enjoys working closely with the business they work in. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic, be robust, comfortable with responsibility and have an ability to deal with various stakeholders.

This role is a senior appointment, with management responsibilities, the individual will work closely with the decision makers and be close to the strategy of the business.
It would suit an ambitious individual who is qualified or is working towards qualification.

Excellent communication skills are essential, particularly in regard to presenting financial reports to partners of the company. The ideal candidate will also be able to keep strong relations with Funders, Clients and Banks that the company work with.

Responsibilities include:

  • The preparation of annual budgets, cash flow statement and contribution statement.

  • The monthly preparation of management accounts including comparison to budget and contribution statement and the performance reporting of key areas against target.

  • Running Sage monthly payroll 

  • Running and maintaining the firm's accounting IT system 

  • Managing day to day relationships with the company’s’ bankers.

  • Management of a team of 4 members of staff.

  • Liaising with clients.

  • Reporting to and working with a Senior Partner.

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience. 

Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


"I first emailed Hollie of Errington Legal with my CV and what sort of position I was looking to move into in March. She called me within 24 hours of receiving my CV to discuss in more detail what exactly it was I wanted to do and help move my career forward. Within a week she had found me a suitable role and put me forward for interview. I got offered the position and Hollie has been a total superstar with keeping in touch, giving me all the information I needed and answering/solving any problems or queries I have had, above and beyond the call of duty! I would recommend Hollie and of course Errington Legal for anyone looking for a new role, she really takes the time to listen to you and find you the perfect job."
Sharon L - Legal PA , Cambridge


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:


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B1 2JB

Milton Keynes

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