Head of Management & Financial Reporting

Recruiter
Career Legal
Location
London, UK
Salary
0-0
Posted
07 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
380064228
Job role
Finance director
Sector
Legal
Experience level
Director
Our client is a leading international law firm, specialising in technology and finance. They have an established European client base complemented by an expanding global practice which includes Silicon Valley and Beijing. The firm has gone through considerable growth over the last 5 years and have reported a 100% increase in revenue during this period. Due to their expansion, they currently have an opening for a qualified accountant to manage the financial reporting team. This is a broad role incorporating managing and developing current reporting tools, management accounts, statutory accounts and overseeing the annual audit. Responsibilities Manage and develop a small reporting team. Manage the preparation of the monthly management accounts for the firm including P&L's, cash-flow forecasts and balance sheets, liaising with UK and International colleagues as necessary. Review Management Accounts and key variance reports and present to budget holders, Partners and business streams. Assist with the development of management reporting including KPIs and "actionable insights" using dashboards for "near real-time reporting". Build good working relationships with Business Managers and Lead Partners. Manage the preparation of the firm's annual consolidated financial statements and the audit process Ensure all control accounts are reconciled regularly. Ensure all Intercompany accounts are reconciled and agreed regularly Assist with Budget and Forecast preparation. Handle and resolve complex management accounts queries. Support the firm's working capital team to supply client specific analysis on a timely basis. Candidate Profile Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA). Previous Management Accounting experience gained at a Senior level Previous experience managing an accounting team Strong reporting skills and experience with reporting tools such as PowerBI, Cognos, Tableau or similar experience Experience of seeking and implementing ways to improve on current practice. Ability to develop and enhance management reporting It is Career Legal's policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted, you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful, and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its clients. Do you know someone who may be interested?

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