Lex Consultancy

This global top-tier Corporate Law Firm are currently hiring a dynamic and ambitious Financial Accountant to join their Finance department on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Team Leader with a dotted line to the CFO, this role will see the successful candidate develop strong industry experience within the professional services sector.
The Financial Accountant will take ownership of the production and enhancement of the monthly management reporting pack, providing key financial metrics and reports to Finance and Firm leadership.

The Role

Financial Reporting

  • Managing the general ledger process and associated month end close activities.
  • Preparing of monthly and annual management accounts by business area.
  • Providing detailed variance analysis against budget/forecast and prior year.
  • Liaising with internal function leaders, providing insightful data to assist with cost management.
  • Maintaining a month end work programme to support the complete, accurate and timely completion of the month end close.
  • Assisting with the preparation of periodic forecasting and the annual budget.
  • Assisting with the monthly production of cash flow forecasting.
  • Reviewing and file bi-monthly group VAT returns.
  • Reviewing and file Central Statistics Office returns.
  • Reviewing day to day operational tasks with a view to identifying and implementing end to end process improvement.
  • Developing detailed process documentation to include Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Other Finance tasks and projects as required by Finance leadership.

Audit and Compliance

  • Assisting with the annual audit process, providing external auditors with validated supporting documentation.
  • Providing expense analysis to auditors as part of year end audit process. Law Society Reporting and Regulations (the Client Account reporting etc.)

The Person

  • You are ACA, ACCA qualified with 2-3 years post qualification experience (PQE).
  • You have excellent organisational skills with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities and ensure that deadlines are consistently met.
  • You are an enthusiastic self-starter with the energy and drive to contribute to and improve processes while resolving problems under own direction.
  • You are an effective communicator with excellent oral communication skills combined with strong, clear and concise report writing abilities.
  • You have a precise approach to work with meticulous attention to detail.
  • You have a high level of systems proficiency, especially with the Microsoft Office suite.

Full-time permanent and hybrid role. 3 days office based and 2 days WFH.
Salary €60k-€70k plus bonus and excellent benefits package
To apply please email in your CV via the web link

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