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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
London, City of London, England
GBP120000.0 - GBP140000.0 per annum + bonus and benefits
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Salary band
£100,000 - £125,000, £125,000 - £150,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
I am working with a leading international law firm who are looking to hire a Financial Controller to join the London finance team in a remit covering the UK and Europe. This is a well renowned firm with a reputation for flexibility and putting their staff first.
Your new role
This is a broad and varied role with key duties and responsibilities including:

  • Day to day management of the finance team including training and development of staff.
  • Supporting local finance function in the European offices
  • Monthly management reporting and global banking controls
  • Month end close process and commentary
  • Stakeholder management
  • Regulatory and compliance requirements including solicitors accounts rules.
  • Annual financial statements and audit management
  • Budgeting and Forecasting processes

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be a qualified accountant with proven post qualification experience within the legal or professional services sectors. You will need exposure to working in an international environment with multi-currency exposure. You will need experience of UK GAAP and SAR.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package and the chance to work in a leadership role within a leading legal firm. You will get good exposure to senior stakeholders with opportunities for internal progression and development.

What you need to do now
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