Management Accountant


Wednesday 12 Jul 2023

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We are delighted to be working with this highly respected, award winning, niche Law Firm in their search for a Management Accountant.

About you
You will be a Qualified Accountant who either is looking for your first move from Practice into Industry or are currently working within a Law Firm or Professional Services. You have a passion for improving process and procedures, are ambitious and want to develop your business partnering skills.

About the role
The Management Accountant will report into the Financial Controller, ensuring effective accounting in relation to the international entities of the firm as well as the UK entity, whilst assisting the Financial Controller in performing month end and year end tasks.

In this role you will be utilising your technical accounting expertise to provide the following support for our US and German offices, as well as affiliated UK business, Patently Ltd.


• Prepare monthly management accounts with appropriate commentary

• Support the year-end and audit processes

• Maintain accurate accounts - this includes maintaining fixed assets, accounts payable, prepayments, accruals, and cash ledgers

• Post all partner transactions to the appropriate finance system

• Complete monthly reconciliations including intercompany reconciliations

• Collaborate with local management to handle varied financial queries

• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures

• Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities

• Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues, disbursements and expenses

• Provide appropriate cover for Financial Controller and other team members during periods of absence

• Handle any other reasonable ad hoc requests and tasks

• Discretionary bonus • 25 days of holiday, excluding bank holidays • Private medical health care • Free eye tests • Employee Assistance Programme • Cycle to work scheme • Season ticket loan • Electric vehicle scheme • Group personal pension plan • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave • Holiday Loyalty

Hybrid working/About the office and culture
They offer hybrid working, three days in the office and two from home. Their employees also enjoy reduced business hours on the days when working from the office subject to there being no urgent work commitments. They have a friendly, progressive and mutually supportive working environment along with a smart casual dress policy and stylish modern offices.