Project Accountant

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
REF: BBBH218556_1518456027


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Opportunity to join top 10 International Law firm in their Qualified Accounting team as a Project Accountant, providing accounting resource for the team, at a time when several major projects are drawing team members away from their day to day jobs. This will be a contract position until July/August.

Some of the projects over the next 6 months include their Yearend Audit, work off the back on a new accounting consolidation system being implemented, reviewing the impact of IFRS 9,15 and 16 and preparation of individual entity statutory accounts.

Working with a team of nine qualified accountants, you will be getting involved in:

  • Testing data integrity for the new consolidation systems and liaising with their global offices
  • Involvement in preparatory work for the year end consolidate accounts.
  • Liaising with external auditors and handling audit queries.
  • Work to prepare for the implementation of IFRS 15 and 16 (Revenue Recognition and Accounting for leases):
    • Liaise with external auditors to determine what is required to deal with the new standard requirements.
  • Accounting and reconciliation work, analysis, advice and discussions as required
  • All areas of accounting for Partner Remuneration:
    • Reconciliation of the Partner Remuneration Ledgers to the Local Office books.
    • Investigate issues around accounting for Partner secondments, Partner remuneration and Partner tax reserves.
    • Reconciliation of Partner tax reserves for Partners globally.

Experience needed for the role, include a background working within professional services, involvement in a year-end audit and proven experience of analysing and interpreting large volume of data.

This is a great opportunity to work for a truly Global Law Firm, in their dynamic, established accounting team in a varied, all-encompassing finance role.