Graham Johnson
Posted on 14 Apr 2016

Graham Johnson
Finance

Our Finance Team works closely with management, practice groups, partners and business services teams to assist the business in driving its strategy, profitability, cash flow and growth.

The team is made up of the following:

  • Management Accounting:  Performance Measurement, Reporting, Financial Accounting, Budgeting and Forecasting and general management of the firm's finances.  The team produce a range of ad hoc and standard reports, provide analysis and proactive advice and gives professional support in finance and procurement for partners and budget holders.
  • Cashiers:  management and control of the firm's bank accounts, including client accounts with significant funds.  Compliance with SRA accounts rules.  Assisting in managing and processing all bills raised, ensuring client and legal requirements are met.  The billing team also produce client reports and assist lawyers and secretaries with a range of billing related queries.  Responsible for the firm's purchase ledger and expense payments together with a range of accounts services.
  • Credit Control:  ensuring that the working capital on a matter is controlled.  This involves liaising with partners, lawyers and clients throughout the life of a client and matter, as well as analysing payment trends and responding to queries from both clients and lawyers.