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The Finance department is currently recruiting a Qualified Financial Accountant.

As a top 200 law firm, we represent leading UK organisations including government agencies, public sector bodies and PLCs, providing pragmatic and solution-orientated advice, which is nationally recognised by both the legal and business community.

The successful candidate will be working within a busy Finance team and reporting to the Chief Finance Officer.

Salary: depending on experience

Hours: 9.15 am to 5.30 pm

 

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Assist in the preparation of month-end management accounts.
    • Posting journals / calculating provisions / ledger reconciliations / fixed assets
  • Prepare monthly reports on department KPI’s.
  • Review overheads and maintain a database of all key suppliers and costs.
  • Assist with year-end Audit / SRA audit
  • Setting up and authorising electronic payments
  • Review monthly WIP to ensure any unrecoverable items are promptly cleared.
  • Review aged debtor reports to ensure problem accounts are identified.
  • Report on the daily and weekly cashflow
  • Prepare the quarterly VAT return
  • Prepare and analyse financial data
  • Assist with ad hoc projects

The candidate

You need to have the following essential, skills, knowledge and experience:

  • An Accounting qualification – ACA / ACCA
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with an online banking system
  • Be highly self-motivated and comfortable with regular deadlines.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise their workload.
  • Experience in year-end audits and liaising with Audit teams.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

Disclosure will be required in the event that a position is offered.

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