Financial Accountant 6-12months

Location: London, Greater London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH250750_1629723955

Ambition are representing a reputable law firm who are looking for a qualified Financial Accountant to cover a maternity leave position for 6-12 months.

As the Financial Accountant, you will need prior experience completing month-end management accounts, year-end financial statements and, if possible, some experience with VAT, surveys and payroll reconciliations.

  • Posting and reconciliation of payroll accounts for several offices.
  • Control and review of the intercompany accounts, including reconciliation of the intercompany balances on a monthly basis and ensuring that transfers between offices are accounted for correctly.
  • Updating of monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation of recurring global management cost allocation spreadsheet and raising of intercompany bills.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management consolidated balance sheets.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with the yearly audit process.
  • Creation of year-end balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Taking responsibility for audit requests.
  • Taking responsibility of the trial balance for some of the smaller offices.
  • Liaison with staff in international offices in order to coordinate responses to auditor queries.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with preparation of year-end financial statements.
  • Compilation and reporting of financial data for legal and government surveys.
  • Preparation of the quarterly VAT return.
  • Preparation of proforma intercompany invoices between international offices.
  • Assistance with the preparation of yearly tax return workings.

Applicants will need to be fully qualified and have experience working within a law firm or wider professional services environment. The initial period of this role will be 6 months with a high likelihood of an extension to 12 months.