Finance Director, West Yorkshire

c£80,000 - £90,000 plus benefits, bonus and LTIP

Schofield Sweeney LLP is a commercial law firm based in West Yorkshire. With 36 Partners and 80 additional fee earners, the Firm is renowned for providing an exceptional quality of service. Relationships are Partner led and focus heavily on tailoring the Firm's services to meet the specific and evolving commercial needs of their clients.

Established in 1998, Schofield Sweeney has grown to become one of the most prominent, respected, well liked, and successful members of the Yorkshire business community. They employ exceptionally talented people who are attracted by the Firm’s no-nonsense, hands-on service which aims to limit its use of legal jargon and focus on building effective working relationships.

Building on recent success, the Firm is now looking to hire an ambitious Finance Director who has a growth mindset and can help unlock additional opportunities for significant and profitable growth.


The Finance Director will report directly to the Executive Board and must bring additional technical and commercial bandwidth to the Firm whilst also ensuring that the rigorous controls and compliance functions evolve in step with the planned growth and complexity.

Absolutely key to this role, will be the individual’s ability to work collaboratively at every level of the Firm. Your approach must be pro-active and underpinned by a desire to build relationships based on a genuine enthusiasm for the people and clients involved.

By providing insight, alongside robust commercial challenge, the FD will be able to help drive the 5 Year Plan which is targeting significant growth alongside increased profitability.


More than just a confident communicator, the successful candidate must also possess a high level of emotional intelligence. They will also have experience of operating within a “people centric” business and must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA).

Job Benefits

This role will provide the additional commercial insight and direction that will allow very successful and ambitious internal stakeholders to unlock significant value in their markets. As such, the visibility and importance of the FD role will continue to evolve with The Firm.

The success and value of this position is reflected in the salary, bonus scheme and LTIP which will be configured to attract, develop and retain the best candidate.


More information can be found at

If this opportunity is of interest, please send a copy of your most recent CV along with details of your salary and benefits package to Don Aitken at KUDU Search ( or call him on 0113 403 3346 | 07432 597 033

KUDU Search Careers Ltd has been retained to complete this assignment on behalf of Schofield Sweeney LLP. All direct enquiries will be forwarded to KUDU Search. Any CVs introduced by a 3rd party will be treated as a gift and forwarded to KUDU Search.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
Business Services
Job Location
Church Bank House, Church Bank, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD14DY, United Kingdom
Base Salary
£80000-£90000 Per year
Date posted
April 19, 2023
Valid through
June 1, 2023
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