Project Accountant (FTC) 12 month

Employer
Ashurst
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
13 Aug 2022

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Vacancy Type
Finance
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional 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 here.

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 Project Accountant on a 12 month FTC basis, this role will be based in our Glasgow office.

Department/Role overview:

A 12 month fixed term contract working within the Partnership Accounting team to support data cleansing and testing relating to the implementation of a new Partner Remuneration Reporting tool.

Main responsibilities:

  • To undertake reconciliations of all partner profit and capital related balances held in the financial systems to statements issued to partners
  • Review the global balance sheet, by office, in respect of all partner related balances
  • Reconcile the Ashurst Australia business annual profit clearing to the partner profit balances
  • Document the local office processes in respect of all partner related postings
  • Assist with any direct testing of the new Partner Remuneration Reporting tool
  • Assist with any parallel running implementations in respect of the new tool
  • Completion of ad-hoc accounting tasks supporting the Partnership Accounting team

Essential skills and experience:

  • Accounting experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel knowledge

Desired skills and experience:

  • Part or fully qualified accountant
  • Experience working within a professional services environment
  • Experience of Thomson Reuters 3E accounting system
  • Experience of Cognos TM1 analytics tool

Company

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.

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