Financial Accountant

G2 Legal
Competitive + Benefits
09 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
Gemma Taylor
Sector/Practice Area
Banking/Finance, Financial Services
Vacancy Type
Business Support, Finance
Financial Accountant.

An experienced Financial Accountant is required to join the Finance Department of a leading law firm based in Liverpool city centre.  This is a senior role where you will be reporting directly to the financial controller, and you will be responsible for the efficient running of the accounting services. Knowledge of SAR rules would be beneficial, but not essential.
Duties include:
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated accounts
  • Preparation of monthly budget cost variance analysis
  • Management of all balance sheet controls
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with key talent team members and payroll staff, and ensuring secure controls around payroll preparations, journal posting, and reconciliations
  • Management of controls around journal entries for accruals and prepayments
  • Local supervision and overview of accounts payable, expense processing, bank reconciliation staff, related processing and reconciliation functions
  • Direct line management of the accounting staff in Liverpool
  • Preparation of records and files for audit and liaison with auditors
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register and related amortisation schedules and projections
  • Preparation of monthly cost reports for Directors and budget holders
  • Preparation of annual cash-flow budgets and production of monthly cash-flow budget variance analysis
  • Pre-budget preparations and maintenance of budgeting and re-forecasting models, submission of returns to budget holders, and the consolidation and quality control of submissions and variance explanations
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly VAT returns
  • Reconciliation of inter-office and inter-verein balances
  • Support to bookkeeping services for US and other joint ventures, as required
  • Other accounting, reporting, analysis, and reconciliation work, as required
For more information on this exciting Financial Accountant role in Liverpool, please contact Gemma Taylor. 0161 207 2000.