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Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: ABJ16448
Contact Name: Richard Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 7 years ago

Job Description

Our client is a global law firm with over 40 partners with offices throughout the UK, is now looking for a Group Financial Accountant. Located in Birmingham and reporting to the Group Financial Controller. The Group Financial Accountant will be responsible for financial accounting and reporting for the entire group of business units.


  • Preparing financial reports and accounts for a number of entities across the
  • group including the consolidation of overseas entities
  • Partnership accounting - preparation of year-end accounts for the UK general partnership
  • Calculate and prepare partnership profit shares
  • Liaise with external tax advisors to ensure correct tax position for individual partners' personal tax and entity taxation
  • Collaborate with HR and the Partnership Secretary to support the provision of benefits to individual Partners
  • Contribute to overall governance, regulatory and administrative requirements of the firm
  • Regulatory and compliance responsibilities;
  • Quarterly reporting and analysis
  • Manage year-end audit and tax compliance
  • Work collaboratively with the Group Finance team members
  • Manage and mentor the financial accounting team (which includes the Financial Accountant and Accounts Administrator), undertake appraisals and ensure the ongoing development of the team

You will be:

  • A qualified accountant ACA/ACCA
  • Degree level educated
  • Experienced in tax and/or partnership accounting (desirable)
  • Strong with software packages - including MS Excel (e.g. Pivot table, VLookup and charts), Word and other reporting tools
  • Experienced in managing and developing a team

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary dependent on qualification and experience
  • 25 days annual holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance and permanent health
  • Reimbursement of membership fees to professional bodies as required for the role

Interested? Apply today or call Richard 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball specialises in the positive recruitment of finance, accountancy and human resources professionals across the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref ABJ/16448