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Partnership Accounting Assistant T (6 MONTH FTC)

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
29 Jun 2022
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About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history, celebrating its bicentenary in 2022. We are proud of our history and future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit .

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.

We are currently looking for a Partnership Accounting Assistant on a 6 month FTC for our Glasgow office.

Department/Role overview:

Supporting the Partnership Accounting Manager and Partnership Accountant to facilitate global partner payments and maintain accurate and timely partner accounting records.

Working within the Partnership Tax and Partners' Finance team operating within the Glasgow based Financial Management team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Monthly processing of partner payroll and drawings
  • Monthly reconciliation of partner account codes
  • Monthly reconciliation of partner packages and headcount for management accounts
  • Maintenance of global partner remuneration tracking schedule
  • Quarterly bank covenant reporting as it relates to partner movements
  • Preparation of partner bank loan reference letters
  • Completion of ad hoc analysis and projects as required

Essential skills and experience:

  • Relevant accounting experience, in an international and multi-currency business, preferably within the professional services (ideally legal) sector.
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of financial and management information systems and highly numerate.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, some experience of working with 3e would be an advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good delivery skills.
  • A good understanding of accounting concepts.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly, orally or in writing with all levels of stakeholders and staff.


Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. The firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 25 offices in 15 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With 400 partners and 1,200 lawyers working across 10 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

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+44 20 7638 1111
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
E1 6PW
United Kingdom
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