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Reporting Accountant

Job Term:
South West, London
Legal Finance
Salary Description:
£45, 000 to £50, 000
Career Legal
Job Ref:

This award-winning law firm is based in South West London. They have 4 offices based across the UK and specialise in social housing and healthcare. They offer all the benefits of a City firm but locally!


They are looking for a Reporting Accountant on a permanent basis.


This role offers great potential to gain wider exposure to the finance function.




Maintenance of the financial records of the firm and the production of management reports


Management of month end and year end processes


Lead the annual budgeting process


Calculate and enter all accruals, prepayments and other similar journals.


Check payroll and make journal entry


Liaise regularly with the budget holders to support their understanding of their budgets and track progress


Preparation of trial balance for audit purposes


Maintenance and preparation of regulatory returns including VAT


Management of financial controls within the department


Support forecasting and the production of key performance statistics


Candidate Profile


You will be a Fully-Qualified or nearly Qualified finance professional, with experience of working in a legal environment. 


Advanced Excel skills


Experience of management reporting


Experience of Elite Enterprise (or a similar financial system)


Able to quickly critically assess information


A thorough understanding of VAT guidelines, Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Money Laundering Regulations


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 vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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