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Management Accountant

C-level/Director, Manager, Other
Job Term:
Legal Finance
Salary Description:
Circa 60k
Law Support
Job Ref:

Management Accountant


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

They are keen to hire career dedicated accountant ideally from the legal sector who has had hands on payroll accounting experience as well as handling foreign exchange transactions and large consolidations . Working within the Financial Controller 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:


·         Responsible for accounting for a number of entities and including preparing journals for payroll and completing the monthly payroll reconciliations

·         Development of how management information is used within the firm, including assisting the Financial Controller with the design of procedures and processes for effective and timely reporting across the group

·         To assist in production of monthly management reporting packs for the group

o   Financial statements

o   cash flow statements and forecasts

o   aggregations for regional and global results

·      Drafting of commentary on the above results for various circulation groups (board level, directors, banks, wider firm circulation). Liaising with partners and office managers as necessary.

·      Assisting in reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including intercompany balances, ensuring reporting and review processes for such balances are adhered to

·         Intercompany billing including calculation of transfer pricing between entities

·         Supporting the planning and budgeting process of the firm including drafting of budgets and cash flow forecasts for teams and international offices

·         Assist the Financial Reporting Manager in meeting the requirements of other regulatory and statistical reporting

·         Ensuring information is published on the intranet site on a timely basis

·         Ongoing development and testing of Elite 3E, the firm’s management information system as well as assisting with reporting improvements

·         Maintenance of the General Ledger, including the preparation and posting of journals

·         Working closely with Financial Controller on adhoc tasks and projects that arise within the department and the wider firm as necessary


Candidates must be ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified and have exposure to both management accounting and payroll (UK and international) within a law firm or accountancy partnership. Candidates will possess;
• Excellent working knowledge of Excel, macro skills preferable

·         Knowledge to Elite 3E

• Experience of data mining information
• Knowledge of tax reporting, and preparation of statutory accounts, budget maintenance would be an advantage
• Excellent communication and organisational skills


For further information or to apply, contact Neil Hagan quoting ref. NH-MAP-17.01.19

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