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Senior Management Accountant

I am so excited to be working on this Senior Management Accountant role with one of our top law firm clients! This role is going to be part of a new team to streamline the Management Accounting processes, whilst also introducing a commercial side to the role/team with the view to introduce Finance Business Partnering to the firm and the role.

In this Senior Management Accountant role some of your duties will include -

  • Production of the consolidated Management accounts including income statements and KPI data.
  • Maintaining, updating and recommending changes to the general ledger.
  • Being responsible for key account reconciliations including accruals, prepayments and fixed assets for a range of offices.
  • Arranging and attending monthly meetings to:
    • Produce a continually updated profit forecast.
    • Produce monthly and ad hoc variance analysis and commentary.
    • Challenge movements from budget.
    • Understand any projects and future plans including both cost and cash flow impacts.
  • Development of monthly departmental packs including both cost and headcount reports for Business Functions Directors and performance reports for Department Heads.
  • Assisting in the development of a range of cost allocations including global, regional and local office recharges.
  • Assisting with the annual budgeting process including meeting with Business Functions Directors, Practice Group Leaders, Office Managers and Office Heads.
  • Agreeing salary costs and headcount with HR departments continually reconciling salary headcounts against revenue headcounts.
  • Developing the budgeting process, recommending and implementing changes to timelines, processes, templates and systems.
  • Production of the annual cost rates.
  • Production of the budget phasing and system loads.
  • Assisting with the production of the presentation slides to be presented to the Managing Partner.
  • Being a key contact to the International Finance teams.
  • Assisting with the training, development and delegation of work to the junior members of the team.

To be successful in this Senior Management Accountant role you must -

  • Be qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Experience of dealing with partners and senior management.
  • Experience of working through change.
  • Experience in a law firm or professional services environment.

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