Reporting Accountant

Level:
Other
Job Term:
Permanent
Location:
South West, London
Position/Type:
Legal Finance
Salary Description:
£45, 000 to £50, 000
Posted:
26/05/2017
Recruiter:
Career Legal
Job Ref:
908418

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.

 

Responsibilities

 

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.

Closing Date:
22/06/2017

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