We are looking for an International Finance Accountant supporting the overseas operations. About CMS
CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.
CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent. About the Role
The international accounting function covers the following main tasks:
Working with the local finance teams to ensure that firm wide accounting system (3E) accurately reflects the local transactions and are suitable for inclusion in the firm wide management and UK group statutory financial statements.Working with the local offices to ensure that all regulatory filings are made on time and agree to local accounting records (including any reconciliations to 3E).Ensuring that local office processes and controls tie into best practice and are subject to a quarterly local sign off. About You
Working as part of a financial accounting teamProfessional/Educational Qualification
Graduate level education.
A relevant professional accountancy qualification (CA, ACA, ACCA)
Strong technical accounting skills with knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
Proficient in MS Office applications (minimum of Excel and Word)Skills & Experience required
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate at all levels.
* Confident professional manner
* Strong analytical skills
* Grasps, retains and analyses complex information and concepts, great attention to detail.
* Deliver high quality, risk aware, pragmatic and practical advice in client friendly, jargon free language (oral and written).
* Has an excellent understanding of best use of IT and other support functions to enhance advice and services, both within the firm and externally to clients. Equal Opportunities
At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion
pages on our website.
Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits
page on our website.
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