Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-11 00:00:00
Reference: 176102276
Contact Name: Patricia D`Arcy
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2019 14:22

Job Description

Wanted!!! A Management Accountant for a much respected and well-established Law Firm based in c London.  Salary £55kpa plus benefits

As Management Accountant you will be responsible for preparing monthly and quarterly accounts and management information for Partners, carrying out in-depth analysis of and opinions on business performance, supervising the process for monthly reporting to clients, working with the firm's IT department to ensure the firm's practice management systems are working effectively and providing the support the firm requires.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist the Finance Director to supervise the Accounts Assistant;
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management information including P&Ls, Balance Sheets, Fee Reports and KPIs including commentary and analysis;
  • Preparation of the annual budgets, forecast and plans;
  • Preparation and monitoring of cash flow forecast for at least 12 months into the future;
  • Supporting the process providing financial information to clients, partners and staff on fees, debtors
  • Preparation of the quarterly VAT returns and dealing with VAT issues (including VAT inspections);
  • Processing the monthly payroll into the accounting records, liaising with the HR Department re the monthly payroll report and AXA/PPP Healthcare, completing PAYE returns, P11D's and PSA;
  • Ensuring all reconciliations of balance sheet accounts (especially control accounts, and integrity checks) are carried out monthly and accurately;
  • Ensure all transactions are properly recorded and reported;
  • Managing the maintenance of fixed asset records including the fixed asset register;
  • WIP, debtors and disbursement monitoring and reporting;
  • Assisting the Finance Director as required with the preparation of other management or financial information;
  • Assisting the Finance Director in preparing the information for external audit;

Person Specification
Essential requirements
  • Accounts qualified (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA);
  • Minimum of 3 A-C grades at A Level;
  • At least 2 years' experience in a law firm;
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft IT suite, in particular advanced Excel knowledge;
  • Experience of working with Partner 4 Windows, 3E, Aderant or similar.
  • Able to convey clear and concise information to Partners and employees
  • Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Able to work as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work without supervision, engage with the work you are undertaking and show initiative in relation to the work you are doing;
  • You will be flexible in approach, attitude to work and meeting of deadlines;
  • You will have a high attention to detail to produce work/documentation
  • Possess a strong knowledge of the Solicitor's Accounts Rules

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