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Assistant Management Accountant

Permanent
Full time
35 hours per week
£30,217.90 - £35,550.47
Chancery Lane - London
Corporate Functions

Assistant Management Accountant 

The Law Society is the professional body that represents, promotes and supports solicitors. We provide advice and guidance to solicitors, support diversity within the legal profession and we campaign on legal issues of importance to our members and the public.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Finance Team for an Assistant Management Accountant to help support in the provision of an excellent financial reporting service.

You will already have some finance experience in a similar role and be keen to develop your management accounting specialisms further.

The role requires good attention to detail and advanced excel skills. Equally as important is the ability to be able to work well as part of a team and develop effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

Responsibilities of the role include:


• Maintaining financial control and financial records for The Law Society

• Balance sheet management including reconciliations as directed

• Provision of support to ensure an efficient month end close process

• Liaise with internal and external auditors

• Supporting the analytical review of accounts and preparation of recommendations for action

• Assist in the preparation of business plans, and the monitoring of the achievement of those plans

• Deputise for the applicable Finance Business Partner

 

Essential

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:

Trainee or Part-Qualified accountant

Advanced Excel Skills

Technically developing strength in chosen accounting specialism, up to date with latest developments and requirements

Experience of operating as a management accounting assistant or similar in practice or a commercial organisation

Working as part of a professional team

Strong communication skills, written & oral, with the ability to establish meaningful and trusted relationships

A specific focus on customer service

Able to prioritise workloads and work to strict deadlines

Prioritisation and time management when reporting to multiple stakeholders

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and other decision makers, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors.
We offer a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.
Vacancy closing date: 25/02/2018 23:55
The Law Society is an Equal Opportunities Employer.