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Management Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    55000 - 65000

  • Contact:

    Neil Hagan

  • Contact email:

    neilh@lawsupport.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    NH-MA-08.10.19

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-07

  • Client:

    Law Support

We are currently working with a large City based firm who wish to hire an ACCA/ACA qualified accountant to join their finance team.

They are keen to hire career dedicated accountant from Big Four or a recognised law firm who has had hands on accounting experience. Working within the Head of Finance and working with the wider reporting team, you will take responsibility for preparing financial information (monthly, quarterly, annual reports and surveys) and ad-hoc performance reports at for the London office and each practice group.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly Management Accounts including firm wide profit and loss accounts, departmental contribution statements and various KPI reports to agreed timescales
  • Providing commercial analysis and commentary to various partners and the Head of Finance and CFOO on monthly results
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual firm wide budget and reforecasts as required
  • Maintenance of the monthly cost centre budgets and reporting of actual results including variance analysis to key stakeholders
  • Working with the Head of Finance on the production of the annual and quarterly Financial Statements prepared in accordance to FRS102 accounting standards
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset, Prepayments and Accrual schedules
  • Maintaining the integrity of all balance sheet items
  • Liaising with external auditors and accountants with respect to the statutory audit and income tax requirements
  • Dealing with ad-hoc reporting and business analysis requests
  • Liaising with the Office Account Team with respect to expenses, invoice postings and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Liaising with Human Resources with respect to payroll and payroll benefits
  • Training fee earners on the full suite of available management information
  • Working with and providing guidance to junior finance staff to encourage knowledge sharing and professional development within the department
  • Contributing to various finance projects currently underway with respect to the automation of reports and dashboard KPI reporting.

Candidates must be ACCA/ACA qualified and have exposure to both management accounting within a law firm or Big Four accountancy partnership. Candidates will possess;

  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, macro skills preferable
  • Experience of data mining information
  • Knowledge of budget reporting, cost accounting, preparation of statutory accounts would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

For further information or to apply, contact Neil Hagan quoting ref. NH-MAP-08.10.19