SENIOR FINANCIAL ADVISOR / CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (PART TIME)

Spark Legal Network is looking for a highly experienced Financial Advisor or Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our team part-time (one or two days a week). There is flexibility regarding the place and hours of work, but attendance at the Brussels and / or London office may be required from time to time.

Spark Legal Network, established in 2011, and with branches in Belgium, the UK and France, is a dynamic consultancy firm, providing legal and policy consultancy services in a broad range of areas related to EU law. Its clients include the European institutions, national governments, and businesses (including consultancies and international law firms). Spark has a unique operating model founded on an extensive network consisting of experts from both academia and legal practice across Europe, covering all EU and EFTA countries. Our projects are coordinated by a highly qualified professional and international team based in our London and Brussels offices.

We expect the successful candidate to solidify and support the financial department with a range of tasks, including:

  • Overseeing monthly management accounts, including cashflow and profitability projections (BE and UK)
  • Overseeing end-of-year accounts (BE and UK), including consolidated accounts
  • Overseeing and advising on debt and investment management
  • Analysing the company’s financial strengths and weaknesses, proposing maximising or corrective actions
  • Supporting the company with reaching its financial goals and further growth of the business

Requirements:

  • At least a Masters degree in business administration
  • 10 – 15 years experience in a senior financial management position
  • Experience in working in public policy and / or legal consultancy is preferable
  • Proven familiarity with relevant Belgian government laws and regulations
  • Proficiency in various computer software, such as MS Word, MS Excel and other financial management software
  • Excellent financial forecasting skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to strategise and devise solutions
  • Excellent financial planning and budget improvement skills
  • Strong commitment to discretion and integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and high degree of proficiency in English
  • Good level of French would be a plus

What we offer:

  • A dynamic and flexible work environment, as part of a growing international, highly motivated team
  • Competitive salary

How to apply:

Should you be interested, please send your cover letter and CV by email to info@sparklegalnetwork.eu by 31 October 2022.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.

TEAM MEMBERS

We are always looking for exceptional individuals to join our growing team! If you are about to start your professional career or already have experience in legal consultancy and/or the EU public policy field – if you are interested in EU-law, smart, highly motivated and resourceful, then Spark may be the place for you.

If you believe you have these characteristics and could add value to our company, please send your CV and a letter of motivation to info@sparklegalnetwork.euor contact us for more information.

NATIONAL LEGAL EXPERTS

Our network of national legal experts is vital to the work we do! We are always on the lookout for legal experts in all areas of EU law and policy. We work with both leading experts interested in advising roles, and more junior experts who are good at performing research work. Are you interested in joining our network, and carrying out legal research, analysis and/or advice (related to your Member State) on a freelance basis, please send your CV to info@sparklegalnetwork.eu or contact us for more information.