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Senior Financial Accountant

NEW Senior Financial Accountant position available at full-service IP firm, working closely with the firms FD on all of the statutory reporting and managing accounting for the firm.

The firm has offices across the UK and Europe and has a headcount of 170 with plans to grow further. Turnover is c. £45 million and growing.

Main Responsibilities

  • General financial accounting for the LLP and related entities
  • Month end process including all adjusting journals
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Assist with partnership accounting (current accounts / tax reserves / capital accounts)
  • Assist with daily cashflow monitoring and general treasury functions
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review of month end bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Annual submission of P11D information to tax accountants
  • WIP and receivables ledger reviews
  • Coordinate year end audit for the LLP and related entities
  • Completion of surveys and benchmarking processes
  • Assist Finance Director with ad hoc projects

Experience wanted:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience working in a similar role within a law firm
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial accounting and the ability to maintain and develop a strong financial control environment
  • High proficiency with Excel
  • Knowledge of VAT rules
  • Knowledge of SRA Accounts rules would be an advantage but not essential

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