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Group Finance Advisor- 12 month FTC

Job Work from home
Posted 10 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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About us: Linklaters is a multi-national commercial law firm, with 31 offices in 21 countries worldwide. We have been named as one of The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women, recognised by Stonewall as a top employer for LGBTQ+ inclusion, and by the Social Mobility Employer Index as a top employer for advancing social mobility. We recognise that one size does not fit all. Our goal is to embed flexibility across our firm by giving everyone the opportunity to work in an agile way, whether as a regular pattern or on an ad hoc basis, and we will be happy to discuss this further. We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the legal industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Linklaters, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply. About the role: We are looking to hire a Group Finance Advisor to join our friendly London team on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months. Reporting directly to the Senior Group Finance Manager, you will have the opportunity to support a global finance team of 4. Your main responsibilities will include: Performing comprehensive analytical reviews of office financial results and foreign exchange gains/losses Reviewing and making judgements on offices' bad debt provision submissions and valuation of Work In Progress (WIP) Assisting to prepare preliminary group financial results for the CFO/Executive Committee Preparing specific notes for the Group Financial Statements and calculating rates split for offices on shared matters Mastering the conversion of LLP accounts for tax purposes Monitoring new leases and extensions, providing guidance where necessary We are ideally looking for: Qualified accountant with up-to-date knowledge of financial reporting standards and requirements The capability to prioritise and manage workload Ability to understand and perform analytical reviews Experience with Tableau and SAP is desirable but not essential. This role is based at the Linklaters London office with a hybrid working model available. Our benefits: Joining Team Linklaters will see you qualify for a range of benefits designed to reward the vital contribution you'll be making to our success. These include: Health & Wellbeing Private Medical Insurance Free in-house fitness centre and subsidised health club memberships Free onsite GP service and periodic health assessments Finance Pension and flexible savings options Income protection and life assurance Mortgage advice and will-writing services Family & Lifestyle Electric car and cycle to work schemes Emergency family care Additional holiday/birthday leave Maternity/paternity/shared parental leave Travel insurance and season ticket loan Option to join sports and social clubs, as well as our employee networks groups (such as our Gender Equality Network, With Pride, or Social Mobility Networks) If you think this role would suit you, please click apply below. We look forward to hearing from you! Technical Skills This list of duties and responsibilities above is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job. As such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required. Application Policy Applications and CVs (direct or via agency) are only accepted online via the portal. Queries related to our roles must be directed to the relevant recruitment team and not the partners, practices or stakeholders ( for legal roles or for business team roles). Are you ready? From a shifting geopolitical landscape to the exponential growth in FinTech, this is a time of unprecedented change. At Linklaters, we’re ready. Our people go further to support our clients, with market-leading legal insight and innovation. And we go further for each other, too. We’re people you want to work with, generous with our time and ready to help. So no matter what the future holds, with us you’ll be one step ahead. Great change is here, and we make sure you're ready. Be alert to fictitious job opportunity posts and offers of employment which claim to be in the name of Linklaters. We have been made aware of various recruitment-related scams which ask for upfront payments, for example, for office equipment and promise start up bonuses and reimbursement in return for such payments. These scams often involve the use of email addresses similar to a genuine domain name. Genuine emails from Linklaters only use the domain of “”. We will never ask you to make payments for office equipment or otherwise as part of our recruitment process. If you are in doubt about a job opportunity that appears to relate to our firm, please get in touch using the contact details on our careers website at In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers. Your offer will be subject to the successful completion of these checks which will be initiated following your consent. As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We know that diversity makes us a better law firm and helps us attract the best talent, drive innovation with diversity of thought, and deliver the best experience to everyone who comes into contact with us. We recruit on the basis of merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race or ethnicity, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Selection decisions, and the reasons for those decisions, are recorded at each stage of the selection process. Selection criteria and, where appropriate, technical skills tests are in place to measure an individual’s ability for the safe and effective performance of a job. Those involved in recruitment and selection decisions and processes are also provided with guidance on diversity issues. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance. Specific experience requirements advertised on a role do not intend to preclude applications from candidates who may have more or less experience. Our intention is only to indicate a guideline as to the necessary skills for the role as described.

Linklaters is een toonaangevend internationaal advocatenkantoor met ongeveer 3.100 advocaten in 21 jurisdicties. Linklaters adviseert bedrijven, financiële instellingen en overheden wereldwijd bij juridische kwesties en complexe, veelal grensoverschrijdende transacties, projecten en procedures. Het kantoor in Amsterdam is sinds 2004 actief en bestaat uit ongeveer 80 advocaten en (kandidaat-)notarissen, die actief zijn in verschillende praktijkgroepen op het gebied van ondernemingsrecht.

Active in 20 countries
140 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 31 years