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Senior Financial Accountant

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    £6000 - £75000 per annum

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    Hemang Sejpal

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Phoenix Search have partnered up with a Magic Circle firm who are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their Business Services Function.

The purpose of the role is to provide financial and management information to the firm as part of the finance team.


  • Support Partners in securing Capital Loans, including incremental increases and settlement upon departure.

  • Preparation or Partner Accounts including Capital Comparison computation.

  • Review monthly drawings.

  • Remaining abreast of industry changes that impact the firm and making recommendations for policy or procedure changes as needed.

  • Working closely with the Financial Controller on the year end audit and preparation of the annual financial statements including all subsidiary company accounts.

  • Preparing schedules for year-end Partnership accounts and audit (for UK and overseas offices)

  • Preparation of year-end journals and reconciliations to ensure accurate and timely closing of the year-end. Work includes but not limited to: Bad debt provisions, holiday carry over accruals, depreciation, etc.

  • Managing the Charitable Trust including account preparation and audit.

  • Review of Partnership Tax computation, working alongside Head of Tax.

  • Review key statistical data to the Office of National Statistics.

  • Review quarterly VAT returns for all entities.

  • Partnering with managers across the firm and assisting with the budget process.

  • Provide support to Financial Controller and others in the Finance Team.

  • Participate in systems upgrades and implementations ensuring that systems support both firm and UK statutory requirements.

  • Mentor, coach and train accounting staff, ensuring compliance with firm policies and procedures.

Candidates for this position must have:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.

  • Experience in Partnership Accounting

  • Four years' experience, post qualification in a relevant professional services environment

  • Ability to build strong business relationships with internal clients and the resilience

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and a good working knowledge of other Microsoft Office Packages (e.g. Word).

  • Experience in using 3E accounting software (desirable).

**Please note, the company do not offer Visa Sponsorship**