Group Finance Advisor

Hybrid working

Job description

Location: London, UK
Department: Finance
Contract: Fixed-term (~12 months, Maternity Leave Cover)
Reporting to: Senior Group Finance Manager

Pentagon Talent have partnered with a leading global Magic Circle law firm who are seeking a Group Finance Advisor for a 12-month maternity leave cover in their London office. This role involves key responsibilities in group reporting, including period-end financial reviews, FX gains/losses analysis, and preparation of preliminary group financial results. The advisor will also monitor new leases and support year-round financial tasks. The responsibilities will cover all international offices for the firm, with day to day communication with local accountants and senior finance professionals.

Responsibilities for the Group Finance Advisor:

  • Conduct office financial results analytical review
  • Review office bad debt provision submissions and FX gains/losses
  • Prepare preliminary group financial results for CFO/ExCom
  • Review valuation of WIP and convert LLP accounts for Tax
  • Calculate rates split for offices on shared matters
  • Prepare specific notes for Group Financial Statements
  • Monitor new leases and extensions

Qualifications and key requirements for the Group Finance Advisor:

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/ ACA preferred)
  • Confident, self-assured, and extremely organized
  • Experience in routine company reporting
  • Up-to-date knowledge of financial reporting standards
  • Analytical review skills
  • Experience with Tableau and SAP desirable

Team Structure:

The Financial Reporting team oversees the firm's financial results, manages the budget process, tracks KPIs, and supports global finance. The team consists of 3 advisors and 1 analyst, reporting to the Senior Manager.

About the Firm:

A global law firm with 30 offices in 20 countries, recognized for gender equality, LGBTQ inclusion, and social mobility. The firm values collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity, fostering a supportive and diverse environment.

Why Join:

  • Global work experience with strategic projects
  • Commitment to corporate social responsibility
  • Celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Open-door policy and speak-up culture
  • Custom-fit career paths
  • Agile working solutions
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Leadership development

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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