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Part Qualified Management Accountant

  • Location: Berkshire, Reading
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: RB343321
  • Recruiter: Rob Brown
This vacancy has now expired.

Marks Sattin have partnered with a one of the leading solicitors firms in the Thames Valley, who are currently searching for a management account to come on board and work with a fast paced dynamic finance team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and timely reports to the business including monthly management, expenditure and other standard reports required to support current business processes and decisions.
  • Monitor monthly financial results against budget and highlight any critical issues or potential problems to senior management
  • Monitor expenditure in conjunction with the appropriate budget holders, identify budget variances and recommend appropriate action where necessary.
  • Closely monitor the cash position and report budget variances to senior management. Update the cash forecast in light of actual performance.
  • Prepare/review bank reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Monitor the outstanding debt position and liaise with the credit control function on a routine basis.
  • Monitor the outstanding supplier invoice position and liaise with the purchase ledger function on a routine basis.
  • Ensure the integrity of the financial record keeping and reporting systems including preparation of monthly journals, correction mis-postings and regular scrutiny of nominal ledger accounts.
  • Prepare and submit the quarterly VAT return and government statistical returns.
  • Prepare the annual revenue and capital budgets in conjunction with the Head if Finance
  • Provide operating management with the financial information necessary to meet the firm's compliance obligations.
  • Liaise with external parties as necessary including the Law Society, auditors, banks, payroll bureau, clients, suppliers, government bodies, etc.
  • Participate in and provide relevant financial information for the annual renewal of the Firm's PI insurance, healthcare insurance, general insurances and practicing certificates
  • Assist in the annual audits and preparation of the firm's statutory accounts.
  • Conduct various financial projects as may be required by the Firm.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified or part qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA
  • Computer literate and competent with MS Office products
  • Business analysis skills

Work experience

  • Experience in a professional services or a law firm is an advantage is not essential but an ability to quickly grasp an understanding of the business is critical
  • Knowledge of SARs is an advantage but not absolutely necessary
  • Experience of a computerised practice management system
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