Senior Finance Lead

  • Post Date:December 20, 2017
  • Apply Before: February 20, 2018
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  • Salary £60,000 - £65,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
    Qualification ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, Graduate, Qualified
London EC2
Job Description

This leading global £multi-billion turnover professional services group, operating within the UK, Europe, US and Asia markets, has developed an enviable reputation for outstanding legal services delivering innovative products and solutions. Due to continued growth, an opportunity now exists for a qualified accountant to undertake a high-profile & varied Finance Lead role supporting a Head of Finance. Your remit includes managing part of this specialist finance team, driving the provision of financial and advisory services to Partners/Stakeholders based across the globe, and involvement in a range of complex accounting & related international finance projects. A broad & challenging brief includes:

  • Determining Partners/Stakeholders incentive multi-currency/FOREX payments: bonus/profit allocations for payment & processing in global jurisdictions
  • Full life cycle maintenance, on-boarding through retirement, of Partners/Stakeholders financial records to comply with profit sharing arrangements as well as managing reconciliation of Partners/Stakeholders accounting records
  • Financial Control of payments: maintenance of capital, monthly Partners/Stakeholders payments, quarterly distributions & bonuses, secondment & retirement payments
  • Working alongside the wider Global Finance & Tax teams to understand Partners/Stakeholders tax implications of payments, transfers & reporting
  • Drive the Partners/Stakeholders year-end processes: preparing account amendments & liaison with Group Reporting & external Auditors
  • Lead the team in the preparation of Partners/Stakeholders financial analysis, cashflow estimates & expenditure monitoring
  • Oversee the administration Partners/Stakeholders pension contributions
  • Drive the preparation, reporting & distribution Partners/Stakeholders drawings statements, liaising regularly with Partners/Stakeholders
  • Review & identification & resolution of Partners/Stakeholders issues requiring expert financial input, liaising regularly with Partners/Stakeholders

As a 2:1 or 1st class graduate qualified accountant, with a track record in financial reporting, multi-currency accounting, team management and strong SAP/Excel skills, gained ideally within a Professional/Legal/Law Services or international Business Services LLP/Partnership environment, you will demonstrate evidence of working at the highest level (C-suite/Partner/Stakeholder), a proactive approach involving liaison with Partners/Stakeholders, the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and excellent interpersonal skills. The business offers outstanding long-term hi-profile career development opportunities throughout the group. Ref: BHJOB3543_4857

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting and Finance; HR – Human Resources and Personnel; IT – Information Technology; Pfi/PPP and FM; Procurement and Purchasing; Project Management and PMO; Sales and Marketing.