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Posted on 04 Jul, 2024

Director of Finance

Finance Director (London & Europe)

City of London Office

US Headquartered Law Firm

£200,000 (plus benefits and bonus)

Hybrid

Are you ready to take on a leadership role at a premier US law firm?

Our client is seeking a Senior Finance Leader to join their global leadership team. In this newly created role, you will collaborate closely with the Global CFO to ensure exceptional finance control and processes across each finance function in their London and European offices.

What’s in it for you?

  • Taking on this role means making a tangible impact from day one. Your contributions will drive the success and shape the future of the firm.
  • The firm prioritises the well-being and development of their employees.
  • They offer support, recognition, and opportunities for advancement because they value each member's contribution.
  • It’s genuinely a very supportive environment where your success matters – it is not all about the lawyers!
  • A flexible work environment with adaptable hours. This approach supports work-life balance and enhances productivity.
  • Exceptional salary, bonus, and benefits package.

In simple terms, here are some of the responsibilities:

  • Manage treasury functions, banking relationships, and accounts payable for European offices.
  • Oversee annual audits, compliance projects, and ensure adherence to firm treasury guidelines.
  • Handle billing and collections processes, and collaborate with Legal Talent and Tax departments on payroll and tax issues.
  • Conduct performance reviews, ensure best practices, and provide ongoing training for European staff.
  • Streamline workflows, manage multi-currency operations, and handle additional related projects and compliance assignments.

Ideally you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or management.
  • Expereince as an FD or CFO in a large law firm or professional services environment
  • Extensive experience leading and developing teams, ideally in a global environment
  • Any language skills in French or German are advantageous but not essential

Desired Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or management. Expereince as an FD or CFO in a large law firm or professional services environment Extensive experience leading and developing teams, ideally in a global environment Any language skills in French or German are advantageous but not essential

Key Elements of the Role

Manage treasury functions, banking relationships, and accounts payable for European offices. Oversee annual audits, compliance projects, and ensure adherence to firm treasury guidelines. Handle billing and collections processes, and collaborate with Legal Talent and Tax departments on payroll and tax issues. Conduct performance reviews, ensure best practices, and provide ongoing training for European staff. Streamline workflows, manage multi-currency operations, and handle additional related projects and compliance assignments.

Location

Central London
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