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For our team located in Munich we are looking for a Full-Time

Senior Finance Manager Germany (m/w/d)

Key responsibilities:

This role combines commercial business partnering with local operational and statutory requirements including:

  • Operational responsibility for all areas of finance including Financial Control and Finance Operations
  • Commercial business partnering to the German-based Eversheds Sutherland partners and lawyers
  • Reviewing and optimising local finance end-to-end processes to drive efficiencies and a step change in our service offering to the business
  • Driving a step change in working capital arrangements
  • Ensuring the integrity of accounting records, local accounting and the month-end process.
  • Maintaining a strong internal control environment, proactively identifying and challenging areas for improvement
  • Managing the year-end audit, incl. preparation and submission of local statutory/tax reporting
  • Working in conjunction with Human Resources and Partner Services teams on all payroll and partner tax matters
  • Being the key contact for the wider finance team on budget and forecast preparation, performance reviews, variance analyses, etc.
  • Responsible for the training and development of the finance team

Skills and experience:

You will be degree educated and hold a professional accountancy qualification. To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Huge drive, passion, energy, enthusiasm and commitment
  • Fluent spoken and written English and German
  • Impeccable commercial skills
  • Strong communication skills, presenting ideas and recommendations clearly and confidently, influencing at senior level
  • First class team management and leadership capabilities and experience

Key competencies:

You will be someone who has the drive and energy to change the way we operate including driving increased profitability through better commercial awareness in our German offices. This is a highly visible, senior role within our German Firm experiencing strong growth, with the key focus on delivering first-class client service.

You will be able to handle conflicting timescales and priorities. You will display a positive attitude and adopt a ‘can do’ approach.

What we offer:

A modern workplace in a leading international law firm in the city centre of Munich in a service-oriented company.

  • an interesting, varying and demanding range of tasks in a positive, dynamic and highly team-oriented working atmosphere
  • a competitive salary and attractive additional benefits (such as local public transport allowances)
  • we celebrate together (summer and Christmas parties, Oktoberfest)
  • we work out together (yoga, massages, running squad etc.)
  • drinks and fruits free of charge
  • training opportunities to update, extend and refine your knowledge.

Shape your career with us – in a culture which promotes diversity and professional development.

We are looking forward to your application together with your complete application documents, stating your earliest possible start date and salary expectations. Please send your application via email to:

Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP
Martina Hainzlmaier
Brienner Straße 12
80333 München