Reporting accountant

Recruiter
KennedyPearce Consulting
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
25 May 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
KennedyPearce Consulting are working on a new role for a leading legal firm based in Wimbledon. They are recruiting a reporting accountant who is studying towards their ACCA or CIMA qualification and has experience with management accounts. This is a fantastic, well respected company with a really modern and interactive working culture. Key responsabilities: Maintenance of the financial records of the firm and the production of management reportsManagement of month end and year end processesLead the annual budgeting process,Check payroll and make journal entryLiaise regularly with the budget holders to support their understanding of their budgets and track progressPreparation of trial balance for audit purposes and day to day liaison with the external auditorsMaintenance and preparation of regulatory returns including VAT, data for submission to industry surveys and National StatisticsManagement of financial controls within the department, including reviewing and testing of regular housekeeping activities, checks to ensure system balancing and reconciling key balances Qualifications and experience: qualified or near qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)experience of working in a professional services organisation, preferably a law firm.Advanced Excel skillsA thorough understanding of the full range of standard accounting practices within a progressive firm in the legal sector, to include knowledge of regulatory requirements in respect of VAT guidelines, Solicitors' Accounts Rules and Money Laundering Regulations