Management Accountant

Location: City of London
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
REF: HQ00073518_1487180463

International law firm have a vacancy in their finance team for a Management Accountant to join them on a 5-month contract basis to start ASAP.

They are looking for a fully qualified accountant with experience working within a law firm previously to work alongside the Group Financial Controller who will oversee the month-end and year-end close process and management reporting and provide business partnering support to our Business Services Heads in the management of their cost centres. You will also be responsible for overseeing their Assistant Management Accountant in their day to day work.

Duties for the role include:

Preparation of analysis / commentary around the monthly results and ensuring that internal reporting is of the highest quality.
Co-ordinating the business services budget preparation;
Co-ordinating the business services reforecast preparation;
Assisting with the year-end close process and preparation of supporting schedules to our auditors.
Input into various ongoing financial projects (including a new budgeting tool, a new management accounts package, providing support around the GL side of a new AP workflow)
Preparation of annual PSA calculation;
Conduct performance management, including annual and interim appraisals; handle and resolve team issues; lead and implement changes and improvements where appropriate.
Develop effective relationships with the Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager, Financial Analysis Manager, other UK Finance Managers and the International Finance Managers.

To be successful in your application, you must be a fully qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA), previous financial team management experience, have a full and up to date knowledge of the UK GAAP is essential as well as great communication skills, both written and oral. Strong MS office skills particularly Excel are essential.

If this sounds like you and you are immediately available, apply now!