Finance Project Manager

Hybrid working

Job description

Job Opportunity: Project Finance Manager

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Client: Prestigious Magic Circle Law firm seeking a Finance Project Manager for their London Finance team.

Role Overview: On a global basis; Act as a Business Partner to the Investment Committee, Projects Approval Board, PMOs, and Project Managers. Lead financial aspects of the London office move in 2025.

Key Responsibilities for the Finance Project Manager:

Project Support:

  • Oversee financials for fit-out and move program.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on project financials.
  • Ensure financial controls and processes are in place.
  • Maintain accurate cashflow forecasting.

Portfolio Support:

  • Review financial projections for significant project spend.
  • Monitor project spend against budget.
  • Provide ongoing financial advice to project teams.

Debriefing Analysis:

  • Undertake financial debriefing of projects.
  • Evaluate procurement models and supplier relationships.

Financial Support - New Initiatives:

  • Provide technical insights to areas requiring financial support.

Team Support:

  • Supervise and review work of Project Accountant and Assistant.

Your Experience:

  • Qualified accountant with at least three years of experience.
  • Project accountant experience and Excel modeling proficiency.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills.

Contacts: Head of Finance UK, London Finance Manager, Group Financial Controller, CFO, Tax &amp; Partnership, Treasury, London Central Finance.

What Sets Them Apart:

  • Global work experience on strategic projects.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Speak-up culture and open-door policy.
  • Custom-fit career paths and agile working solutions.
  • Leadership development with a focus on emotional intelligence.

If you are a qualified accountant working within the legal sector with in depth project management experience or a seasoned project manager within the legal sector with a firm understanding of accounting processes and controls then please apply today.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Sam Vorley
Managing Consultant
Legal Recruitment Team
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