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Partnership Accounting Assistant - 6 month FTC

Employer
Ashurst
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Job Details

About Ashurst

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are 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 www.ashurst.com.

Department/Role overview

To support the Partnership Accounting Team in managing partner remuneration and capital arrangements for approximately 500 global partners. The role will include project based and BAU accounting responsibilities.

This is a 6 month FTC role to cover a sickness absence, sitting within the Glasgow Financial Management Team, reporting to the Partnership Accounting Manager.

Main responsibilities

  • To provide monthly support regarding partner remuneration and capital payments, account reconciliations, journal postings and accrual calculations
  • To assist with the preparation of annual partner profit summary statements
  • To support the completion of a project to review and reconcile all prior year partner account balances
  • Ad hoc tasks as necessary to assist the Partnership Accounting Manager

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
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Some experience of working with Thompson Reuters 3E would be an advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good delivery skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly, orally or in writing with all levels of stakeholders and staff.

Background checks

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.

Company

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are 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  www.ashurst.com

Company info
Telephone
+44 20 7638 1111
Location
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
London
E1 6PW
GB

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