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    Costs and Commercial Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Law Costs
  • Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Salary: £29000 - £45000 per annum
  • Date posted: 21/01/2019
  • Job reference: 37844_1548087471

I am currently recruiting for a Costs and Commercial Manager in Cheshire. This opportunity is with one of the North West's leading firms of Solicitors.

As a Costs Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing a monthly case by case forecast of profit costs.
  • Ensuring all Fee Earners meet their monthly forecast and targets to achieve departmental budget each month.
  • Continually review progress against targets and taking appropriate steps to deal with any deficits.
  • Weekly performance meetings with Fee Earners
  • Monitoring and tracking the progress of cases in the department.
  • Chasing up all outstanding costs
  • Ensuring best practice is carried on throughout the department to ensure optimum WIP
  • Reduce our use of external costs companies.
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager to maximise the use of Proclaim to develop costs reports.

To be successful in this position as a Costs and Commercial Manager you will need to have the following experience:

  • Previous experience within a similar Costs position
  • Previous management experience of Managing a Costs department.
  • Experience of dealing with Multi-Track costs cases
  • Experience of planning, reviewing and meeting monthly financial targets.
  • Experience of reporting to senior Management

The salary on offer is £29,000 to £45,00 and is dependant on experience. If you are interested in the position, then please follow the links provided.

If you require more information, then feel free to get in touch with Matt Walwyn at m.walwyn@clayton-legal.co.uk

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