Management Accountant

Employer
DLA Piper
Location
Any UK office
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

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THE OPPORTUNITY

The Management Accountant will assist in all areas of management accountancy and reporting in support of the teams' objectives.
 
This role demands a capable and skilled individual to complement the team and work with senior members of the finance team and other external advisors.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Preparation of UK/global month end provisions and posting of month end journals (including liaison with the Global Service Centre in Poland)
  • Preparation of various monthly management reports including global director reports, headcount reports, OMP, property and workplace reports and other monthly reports
  • Investigation of UK/global monthly variances for your area of responsibly
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet/inter-company accounts, investigation into variances and resolution as required
  • Assisting the management accountants in producing audit schedules and statutory accounts
  • Liaising with the external auditors for your area of responsibility in the annual audit process, ensuring that statutory reporting requirements are met
  • Preparation of information/reporting for statutory/regulatory purposes e.g. VAT, IPT, Intrastats, National statistics, financial statements
  • Be a point of contact in central finance for your area of responsibility including responding to queries and information requests

ABOUT YOU

  • Advanced excel skills 
  • Self-motivated, logical and organised approach to work
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Agile & proactive
  • Qualified / Newly qualified accountant 

Desirable:

  • Proven track record in data manipulation, with experience in creation of reports. 
  • Experience of working with BI software such as SAP Business Intelligence solutions 
  • A working understanding of databases. 

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

AGILE WORKING

We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

Company

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients, and we achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed.

We’re proud to serve an international client base that includes more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 companies. We help the world's top companies with their business-critical issues. Many of the deals we work on are complex and challenging – transcending not just practice areas, but borders, languages and legal systems. With offices throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, we represent more clients in a broader range of geographies and practice disciplines than virtually any other law firm in the world. Our lawyers have wide experience in arbitration, banking, competition and trade, as well as corporate crime and corporate finance. We have strong practices in employment, energy, hospitality and leisure, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and have developed key teams in pensions, private equity, real estate, tax, and technology

As a firm we are committed to diversity and to building an inclusive culture for all of our people, where differences are genuinely valued. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

Find Us
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Telephone
+44 (0)20 7349 0296
Location
160 Aldersgate Street
London
EC1A 4HT
United Kingdom
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