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Finance Lead

Posted 8 February by Harcourt Matthews Ltd Easy Apply Ended

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 Finance Lead role supporting a Head of Partnership Finance. Your remit includes responsibility for the Finance team, driving the provision of a financial and advisory service to Partner/Stakeholders based across the globe and involvement in a range of key international projects. A broad brief includes:

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

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 being able to work at the highest level (C-suite/Partner/Stakeholder), a proactive approach, the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and excellent interpersonal skills. The business offers long-term hi-profile career development opportunities throughout the group.

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.

Required skills

  • ACA CIMA ACCA Qualified; 2:1/1st class graduate

Reference: 34132875

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