MANAGER OF FINANCE AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS
LOW MURCHISON RADNOFF LLP, a 25-lawyer full-service law firm located in the west end of Ottawa, is currently seeking a CPA who will bring a depth of financial and business experience to the position of Manager of Finance and Business Operations.
The Manager of Finance and Business Operations will oversee the financial aspects of the operation of the firm and will provide guidance and insight to the Partnership to assist the firm in achieving its business goals and initiatives. The Manager will be responsible for the preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements, payroll, all accounting operations and any required reporting to the Law Society of Upper Canada.
The candidate will report to the Managing Partner and will serve on the firm’s Management Committee.
- Provide business and financial analysis and advice on matters within the firm;
- Oversee the development of firm policies on financial and budgetary matters and monitor compliance;
- Coordinate the preparation of the annual budget;
- Implement policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of accounting and financial processes, systems and databases in compliance with the legislation and requirements of the Law Society of Upper Canada;
- Gather, consolidate and report on financial and operational data including monthly management reporting;
- Provide appropriate support to assist in identifying and achieving cost saving initiatives and business metrics; and
- Ad hoc analysis and tasks, as needed.
The ideal candidate will have a professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA or CA) and a minimum of five (5) years’ related experience. The firm is looking for someone with an excellent knowledge of accounting principles, cash management and financial/ cost analysis techniques. The Manager of Finance and Business Operations needs to possess the ability to work effectively with staff, Partners and the other members of the Accounting Department. Work experience in a law firm would be an asset.
Salary and Benefits:
Low Murchison Radnoff LLP offers a competitive salary, with a full complement of benefits, including insurance, parking and pension.
Interested applicants are invited to send their expression of interest, with resume, to:
Low Murchison Radnoff LLP
Barristers and Solicitors
400-1565 Carling Avenue
Ottawa ON K1P 8R1
All applications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Low Murchison Radnoff LLP is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario’s Human Rights Code. As such, Low Murchison Radnoff LLP will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.
Low Murchison Radnoff LLP is an equal opportunity employer and strives to ensure that its hiring process meets the needs of all persons with disabilities. As such, Low Murchison Radnoff LLP will provide reasonable accommodation for any applicant, as requested during the hiring process.
Low Murchison Radnoff LLP seeks to fully integrate the principles of Employment Equity and will ensure the full participation and advancement of members of historically disadvantaged groups (i.e., members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, and aboriginal peoples). Low Murchison Radnoff LLP will achieve this by ensuring that its hiring process is fair and equitable for all persons.
Low Murchison Radnoff LLP strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Low Murchison Radnoff LLP will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.