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Financial Accountant - Legal

Legal Finance
South East, London
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Career Legal
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We are looking for a qualified financial accountant with experience in professional services to join a world-renowned law firm.

Our client is an award-winning international law firm with offices in Europe, US and Asia. Their world-wide headcount stands at 700 staff. The firm’s client base is a mixture of corporate clients and high net worth individuals and families.



  • Undertake regular reviews of the monthly general ledger.
  • Undertake preparations of the Profit/Loss Account                                           
  • Conduct meetings with budget holders to discuss cost variances                            
  • Overview the production of fixed asset registers
  • To produce and distribute monthly reports to management concerning business development costs.
  • Engaging in the preparation of EU sales lists and UK & Swiss VAT returns
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reviews of National Statistics returns.
  • Supporting with the annual budgeting process and preparing the finance budget
  • Supporting the accounts payable team in the running maintenance and development of the Chrome River expenses system


Candidate Profile

  • Professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA) accountant with minimum 2 year PQE
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP/Reporting Standards (FRSIu2 knowledge is preferable) and SAR
  • Highly PC literate
  • Previous experience with Elite Enterprise desirable
  • Commercial aptitude with a modern, pro-active approach


Important Notice

It is Career Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent / temporary / fixed term contract vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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