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Group Accountant

An international, top 20 law firm are looking for a Group Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis.

As the Group Accountant your main responsibilities will include -

  • Financial Statements
  • Plan the year-end timetable for all offices, to fit in with the overall global plan developed with the Group FC
  • Pre year end set-up including management charge, members Interest reconciliations and preparation of global reporting packs for all offices
  • Together with the Group FC, undertake the annual statutory WIP Valuation
  • Produce Group Consolidation
  • Manage the finalisation of Management Accounts profit
  • Management Charge & Interest Calculations
  • Service Company recharges
  • Corporation Tax payments
  • Finalise UK GAAP profit
  • Reconciliations
  • Members Interests (capital, tax & reserves) including statement of changes
  • Cashflow Statement workings
  • Production and approval of LLP and subsidiary Financial Statements
  • Ensure the data integrity of our financial system (Aderant) and global local reporting requirements in production of the financial statements.
  • Provide technical support to the central finance team in the UK
  • Regular contact with Finance managers to discuss and resolve local accounting issues
  • Technical support on variety of group projects which may include group restructuring, new offices, new ventures, mergers, and start-ups.

To be successful in this Group Accountant position you will have the following -

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge and previous experience of Aderant is a plus
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to use own initiative and a proactive attitude
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in work produced
  • Ability to stay calm in often demanding situations
  • Team player and flexible with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to distil financial information to non-financial senior managers

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