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Assistant Accountant (Leeds)


Eversheds
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Category: Accounts Jobs
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Practice group/Global Operations team:

Global Operations

Type of Vacancy:

Permanent

Full time/Part time:

Full-Time

Contract/Part time details:

Location:

Leeds

About Eversheds Sutherland:

Eversheds is not your average law firm and we're not looking for average people. We do things differently - in the way we treat our people and the service we provide. That's how we've become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.

You would be joining a team providing world class financial services to our business. You'll be someone who wants to be the best at what they do; who can handle pressure and enjoys making decisions that will have a real impact on our business. Our firm is all about teamwork and you would be a crucial part of that team - you'll find the work stimulating, the atmosphere dynamic and the results highly satisfying.

The successful candidate will be based in our Leeds office, with occasional travel to our offices across the UK.

You would be joining a team providing world class financial services to our business. You'll be someone who wants to be the best at what they do; who can handle pressure and enjoys making decisions that will have a real impact on our business. Our firm is all about teamwork and you would be a crucial part of that team - you'll find the work stimulating, the atmosphere dynamic and the results highly satisfying.

The successful candidate will be based in our Leeds office, with occasional travel to our offices across the UK.

Key responsibilities:

Month end

• Ensure delivery of month end Group results providing comprehensive analysis, reporting and raising any issues where appropriate

• Full integrity of Balance Sheet, ensuring all balances are globally validated.

• Strong monthly focus on Fixed Assets, valuations and judgement calls

• Liaison with all areas of finance as appropriate

• Assist month end close

Year End

• Interaction with the financial auditors

• Statutory Accounts preparation

• Supporting year end close

Reporting

• Preparation of monthly results pack, quarterly Financial Management Accounts, balance sheet summary

• Balance Sheet reporting, reconciliations and controls specifically WIP, debt, provisions

Processes, Reconciliations and controls

• Ensure all monthly journals posted and authorised correctly

• Ensure all P&L and Balance Sheet accounts fully reconciled appropriately

• Reconcile and maintain key balance accounts, including Fixed Assets, debtors, WIP, accruals, prepayments, provisions etc

Skills and experience:

 Professionally part qualified Accountant

 Good stakeholder management

 Experience of operating within a highly effective team

 Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (both written and oral)

 Intermediary/Advanced Excel skills. Will have used Excel in prior roles, able to use pivot tables as well as certain power functions (e.g. vlookup, hlookup, sumifs, Index etc…)

Key competencies:

We are seeking the following key attributes:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with high attention to detail.

• Solution oriented

• Pragmatic, robust and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities.

• Creative and able to act on own initiative.

• Consistently positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach.

• Good project management skills and the ability to manage conflicting timescales and multiple projects.

• Organised and efficient with a ‘right first time’ approach to quality of work.

We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

• Solution oriented

• Pragmatic, robust and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities.

• Creative and able to act on own initiative.

• Consistently positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach.

• Good project management skills and the ability to manage conflicting timescales and multiple projects.

• Organised and efficient with a ‘right first time’ approach to quality of work

Salary range:

Competitive

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Practice group/Global Operations team:

Global Operations

Type of Vacancy:

Permanent

Full time/Part time:

Full-Time

Contract/Part time details:

Location:

Leeds

About Eversheds Sutherland:

Eversheds is not your average law firm and we're not looking for average people. We do things differently - in the way we treat our people and the service we provide. That's how we've become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.

You would be joining a team providing world class financial services to our business. You'll be someone who wants to be the best at what they do; who can handle pressure and enjoys making decisions that will have a real impact on our business. Our firm is all about teamwork and you would be a crucial part of that team - you'll find the work stimulating, the atmosphere dynamic and the results highly satisfying.

The successful candidate will be based in our Leeds office, with occasional travel to our offices across the UK.

You would be joining a team providing world class financial services to our business. You'll be someone who wants to be the best at what they do; who can handle pressure and enjoys making decisions that will have a real impact on our business. Our firm is all about teamwork and you would be a crucial part of that team - you'll find the work stimulating, the atmosphere dynamic and the results highly satisfying.

The successful candidate will be based in our Leeds office, with occasional travel to our offices across the UK.

Key responsibilities:

Month end

• Ensure delivery of month end Group results providing comprehensive analysis, reporting and raising any issues where appropriate

• Full integrity of Balance Sheet, ensuring all balances are globally validated.

• Strong monthly focus on Fixed Assets, valuations and judgement calls

• Liaison with all areas of finance as appropriate

• Assist month end close

Year End

• Interaction with the financial auditors

• Statutory Accounts preparation

• Supporting year end close

Reporting

• Preparation of monthly results pack, quarterly Financial Management Accounts, balance sheet summary

• Balance Sheet reporting, reconciliations and controls specifically WIP, debt, provisions

Processes, Reconciliations and controls

• Ensure all monthly journals posted and authorised correctly

• Ensure all P&L and Balance Sheet accounts fully reconciled appropriately

• Reconcile and maintain key balance accounts, including Fixed Assets, debtors, WIP, accruals, prepayments, provisions etc

Skills and experience:

 Professionally part qualified Accountant

 Good stakeholder management

 Experience of operating within a highly effective team

 Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (both written and oral)

 Intermediary/Advanced Excel skills. Will have used Excel in prior roles, able to use pivot tables as well as certain power functions (e.g. vlookup, hlookup, sumifs, Index etc…)

Key competencies:

We are seeking the following key attributes:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with high attention to detail.

• Solution oriented

• Pragmatic, robust and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities.

• Creative and able to act on own initiative.

• Consistently positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach.

• Good project management skills and the ability to manage conflicting timescales and multiple projects.

• Organised and efficient with a ‘right first time’ approach to quality of work.

We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

• Solution oriented

• Pragmatic, robust and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities.

• Creative and able to act on own initiative.

• Consistently positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach.

• Good project management skills and the ability to manage conflicting timescales and multiple projects.

• Organised and efficient with a ‘right first time’ approach to quality of work

Salary range:

Competitive

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