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Partnership Accounting Manager

Partnership Accounting Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

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  • Salary:

    £90000 - £110000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Daley

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    24 Months

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Partnership Accounting Manager

Our client is a Magic Circle Law firm with over 1000 partners globally, who are looking for a Partnership Accounting Manager to head up the Partnership Accounting Team based in their London Offices.

The Partnership Accounting Manager plays a vital role in the delivery and organisation of the firms Partners calculation and payment of profit entitlements

This role with include management and responsibility for up to 5 direct reports.

This position requires someone with strong management skills, experience in a professional services environment and clear knowledge and practice of partnership accounting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Calculating partners distribution quarterly and overseeing the payment process.
  • Closedown of the annual partner accounts.
  • Reconciliation of accounting differences along with reserve balance across local office book and central books.
  • Reconciling tax reserves for overseas offices
  • Accounting for Partner secondments, ensure tax equalisation journals are correctly processed and reconciled between offices
  • Liaising with Finance internationally and oversight of team in overseas shared service centre.
  • Reviewing monthly partner paid drawings
  • Annual calculation of profit related annuities and review associated payments

Essential skills:

  • Fully qualified accountant with significant PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Partnership accounting experience
  • Experience managing a team
  • Excellent knowledge of excel - pivot tables and analysis formulas

Package and benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • State of the arts offices with onsite fully functioning gym