Head of Finance (Europe)

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Finance jobs

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  • Salary:

    comprehensive benefits & bonus

  • Contact:

    Richard Hooper

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    asap/after notice

  • Client:

    Balance Recruitment

Following a sustained period of growth and investment in London, this well established US Law Firm have identified the need to appoint a Head of Finance in their City of London office to provide financial leadership and business partnering expertise for the firms European region.

The Head of Finance will work closely with the London-based COO, Partners, Directors and Managers of the firm to deliver and lead a commercially focused, efficient finance function, developing and managing a team of five responsible for the UK and German offices. The firm are eager to identify an individual who will bring fresh ideas and an interest in the development of systems, technology and processes to drive performance, contributing to global initiatives as well as locally.

This role could suit either a senior finance manager stepping up in to a No1 role, or an individual currently operating as a Head of Finance and looking for a fresh challenge. Previous legal sector experience will be required, with the role being responsible for oversight of the SAR audit. An interest/experience in the development of systems will be desirable with the implementation of a global finance systems roll out scheduled for later this year.

The successful applicant will be have oversight of all European general ledger/balance sheet accounts, monthly reporting, local treasury functions and coordinate the revenue and expense/capital planning and forecasting process. The firm are keen to identify an individual who will work closely with Partners, understanding their requirements and to coach and mentor them on financial performance and profitability, including support with pricing.

If you would be interested to be considered for this opportunity, or to discuss it in further detail, you can either apply now or, if you'd prefer to have a confidential chat in the first instance to learn more about the role, contact Richard Hooper at Balance Recruitment directly to discuss further.

Balance Recruitment is an award winning Recruitment Agency and is advertising this opportunity on behalf of a client. We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to promoting diversity.