Totum Partners are delighted to be working with a top 50 UK legal firm. An opportunity has arisen to support the Head of Financial Operations to ensure that management and divisional accounts are reported on an accurate and timely monthly basis. You will also liaise with the revenue control manager to ensure accurate reporting of WIP. You will also have overall responsibility for 4 staff including holiday approvals, appraisals and adhoc staff matters
The main duties of the role include being responsible for the production of the statutory accounts in conjunction with the firm's external advisors and reporting financial information on a daily and weekly basis and quarterly basis including, but not limited to, Hours Worked Aged Debtors, Gross WIP, Chargeable Hours, Cash Collections and matter related and investment time reports. You will also report financial information on a daily and weekly basis and quarterly basis including, but not limited to, Hours Worked Aged Debtors, Gross WIP, Chargeable Hours, Cash Collections and matter related and investment time reports. The Financial Accountant Will also be responsible for the completion of monthly central (support) team reporting tasks and fee earning team reporting tasks including, but not limited to, the Risk & Compliance and Finance teams or as required. You will also prepare the VAT return and the PSA settlement agreement and prepare annual budgets and flexed/phased budgets for the firm.
Applicants should be qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) accountants with experience in professional services, ideally with some law firm exposure. The position requires a highly analytical individual with strong technical accounting skill and first rate organisation and finishing skills. The ability to work in a team and be able to interface with accounts colleagues across its global network is essential.
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