Financial Reporting Manager (EMEA)

£80000 - £125000 per annum
Work from Home

Job description

Morgan Hunt are proud to have partnered with a top 20 global London law firm in their search to find an experienced Financial Reporting Manager to join their experienced London finance team. The top 20 firm, who are recognised as a global leader are well known for their incredible level of service and global coverage and expertise in a number of practice areas.

Reporting into the firms Global Financial Controller, the Financial Reporting Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of the EMEA finance function. This will cover responsibility for the supervision and workload of employees of general ledger maintenance, period end closing, financial reporting analysis, budgeting & account reconciliation and disbursement entry. This excellent opportunity will offer the successful Financial Reporting Manager the opportunity to grow and develop their career within an award winning worldwide organisation as well as the opportunity to hone their management skills by building and leading their own world class accounting team.

Key responsibilities for the successful Financial Reporting Manager:

  • Managing the financial and management accountants, including workload, performance reviews and all other people management responsibilities as necessary.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the general ledger and all associated cost/ledger code mapping/masking
  • Overseeing foreign office accounting and financial reporting
  • Reviewing and approving journal entries, system balancing, period end closings, reconciliations of balance sheet accounts, generation of global and local financial statements
  • Liaising with the external auditors as required and overseeing various year end audits

The ideal Financial Reporting Manager will:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with prior experience within a professional services organisation (ideally legal sector) with at least 5 years post qualification experience
  • Have previous experience in leading successful teams, ideally on a global basis
  • Have proficient experience and knowledge surrounding foreign currency remeasurement & translation
  • Be highly self motivated, accurate and detailed orientated with the ability to communicate at all levels of seniority.
  • Have the ability to work to deadlines as well as lead and inspire a team of people at mixed levels of experience
  • Have expert skills using finance systems and be highly able with the use of Microsoft Excel

This is an outstanding opportunity for a senior, qualified Financial Reporting Accountant to really establish themselves within a highly regarded law firm who operate on a hybrid working basis. The role will offer a growth culture in which the successful applicant will have autonomy, structure and guidance throughout what could potentially be the most important years of their career.

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.


Sam Vorley
Managing Consultant
Finance Recruitment Team
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